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Family Record Details

Pilobolaceae Corda [as 'Pilobolideae'], Anleit. Stud. Mykol.: 17 (1842)

Sporangia columellate, specialized liberation mechanism present; zygospores smooth, borne on tongs-like or apposed suspensors.

Type genus:
Pilobolus Tode

Editorial comment:
See Corda, Icon. fung. 1: 22 (1837), nom.inval., Art. 32.1(c).

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