Full name: Dothideomycetes NEW!
Short name: Dothideomycetes
Version: 1.0, Sep 2010
Release date: 2010-11-23
Authors/editors: Crous P.W. et al.
Taxonomic coverage: Fungi - Ascomycota - Dothideomycetes
English name of the group:
Number of species: 2,858
Number of infraspecific taxa: 30
Number of synonyms: 4,866
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 7,754
Abstract: The pyrenomycetous fungi classified in the Dothideomycetes include many species of economic importance, particularly as plant pathogens (as causal agents of leaf disease) but also as environmental contaminants, some of which are of medical importance (e.g. as allergens).
Organization: Fungal Biodiversity Center, The Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (CBS), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Utrecht, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.speciesfungorum.org