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Chapter 113 : Taxonomy and Classification of Fungi

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Abstract:

This chapter summarizes current information on the taxonomy and classification of fungi. It offers thumbnail descriptions of the major taxa for true fungi and related organisms.

Citation: Brandt M, Warnock D. 2015. Taxonomy and Classification of Fungi, p 1935-1943. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch113
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Tables

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TABLE 1

Simplified taxonomic scheme illustrating major groups of the kingdom Fungi in which medically important fungi are classified (modified from )

Citation: Brandt M, Warnock D. 2015. Taxonomy and Classification of Fungi, p 1935-1943. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch113
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TABLE 2

Simplified key to the main groups of medically important fungi

Citation: Brandt M, Warnock D. 2015. Taxonomy and Classification of Fungi, p 1935-1943. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch113

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