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It shall bee emphasized, that the dividing of fungi to different divisions, subdivisions, classes, subclasses, families, species and genus......, not always is quite right.
New ways to categorizing and placing fungi in a systematic system is still coming on. In the latest years, by means of molecular work and genetic tools, scientist has done great progress finding the right groups.
As an example, the oomycetes are not longer at part of the fungal system, but now moved to the group called the Chromistra, which is a subgroup under the Pseudofungi.
Another example: the main part of fungi earlier belonging to the class Deuteromycetes (Fungi imperfecti) is now categorized as Ascomycetes.






Division Mycota
I. Subdivision Mycota




Myxomycotina ( The slime moulds)




1.genus Fuligo
Myxomycetes Slime mould Slime Mold
Diachea leucopodia Diachea leucopodia Slime mould on Strawberry
II. Subdivision Eumycotina




(Real Fungi)




1.Class Archimycetes
1.fam. Plasmodiophoraceae This family have recently been transfered to the "animal kingdom" (Protozoa)
1. genus.Plasmodiophora
2. genus.Spongospora
Spongospora subterranea Powdery scab
2. fam. Synchytriaceae
1. genus.Synchytrium
3. fam. Olpidium
1. genus. Olpidium
2. Class Phycomycetes (algea moulds)
1. sub. class Chytridiomycetiaceae
1. genus Urophlyctis
2. sub. class Oomycetidae
1.Order Saprolegniales
2.Order Peronosporales
1. fam. Albuginaceae (The white rusts)
1. genus Albugo
2. fam. Pythiaceae
1. genus Pythium
Pythium ssp. Damping off
2. genus Phytopthora
Phytopthora ssp. Damping off
Phytophthora fragariae var. fragariae Phytophthora fragariae var. fragariae Red core
Phytopthora infestans Phytopthora infestans Late blight of potato
Phytopthora sp Phytopthora sp. Phytophthora Root Rot
3. fam. Peronosporaceae (The Downy mildews)
1. genus Peronospora
Peronospora destructor Downy mildew: onions
Peronospora parasitica Downy mildew on shepherd's-purse
Peronospora sparsa Downy Mildew of Roses
Plasmopara obducens Plasmopara obducens Downy mildew of Impatiens
2. genus Plasmopara
3. genus Bremia
Bremia lactucae   Downy mildew of lettuce
4. genus Pseudoperonospora
Pseudoperonospora cubensis Downy mildew: cucurbits
3. sub. class Zygomycetidae
1.Order Mucorales
1. fam. Mucoraceae
1. genus Mucor
2. genus Rhizopus
Rhizopus stolonifer Black bread mold
2. fam. Entomophtoraceae (insect pathogenic moulds)
1. genus Empusa
2. genus Entomophthora
Entomophthora muscae Entomophthora muscae Entomopthora on a fly
Metarhizium anisopliae Metarhizium (Entomophthora)anisopliae Metarhizium anisopliae on Garden Chafers
3. Class Ascomycetes
1. sub. class Protascomycetidae
1.Order Endomycetales (yeasts)
1. fam. Saccharomycetaceae
1. genus Saccharomyces
2.Order Taphrinales
1. genus Taphrina
Taphrina deformans Leaf curl: peach
Taphrina padi Taphrina padi Leaf Blister on Black cherry
Taphrina pruni Taphrina pruni Pocket Plums
Taphrina populina Taphrina populina Leaf blister, yellow: poplar
Taphrina betulina Taphrina betulina Birch Besom
2. sub. class Euascomymycetidae
1.Order Plectascales
1. fam. Eurotiaceae
1. genus Eurotium
2. genus Talaromycetes
2. fam. Ophiostomataceae
1. genus Ophiostoma
(Pyrenomycetes) ord.Phyllachorales
Gloeodes pomigena Gloeodes pomigena Sooty blotch
2. Order Perisporiales
Sphaerotheca fuliginea 1. fam. Erysiphaceae (Powdery mildews)
1. genus Podosphaera
Podosphaera leucotricha Powdery mildew: apple
2. genus Sphaerotheca
Sphaerotheca macularis f. sp. fragariae (S. alchemillae) Powdery mildew: strawberry
Sphaerotheca mors-uvae Powdery mildew: currant
Sphaerotheca pannosa Powdery mildew: rose
Sphaerotheca sp. Powdery mildew on cherry laurel
3. genus Erysiphe
Erysiphe cichoracearum Powdery mildew: cucurbits
4. genus Uncinula
Uncinula bicornis Powdery mildew: Acer spp.
Uncinula necator Uncinula necator Powdery mildew: grapevine
5. genus Phyllactinia
6. genus Microsphaera
Microsphaera quercina Microsphaera quercina Powdery mildew: oak
Oidium neolycopersici Oidium neolycopersici Powdery mildew of tomato
2. fam. Perisporiaceae
1. genus Phaeocryptopus
3. Order Myriangialis
1. fam. Myriangiaceae
1. genus Myriangium
2. genus Elsinoe
4. Order Pseudosphaeriales
1. fam. Dothioraceae
1. genus Euryachora
2. genus Plowrightia
2. fam. Pleosporaceae
1. genus Leptosphaeria
Coniothyrium concentricum Coniothyrium concentricum Leaf spots on Adam´s Needle
Microsphaeropsis hellebori Microsphaeropsis hellebori Hellebore leaf spot
2. genus Pleospora
3. genus Pyrenophora
4. genus Cucurbitaria
5. genus Ophiobolus
6. genus Cochliobolus
7. genus Acanthostigma
8. genus Herpotrichia
Herpotrichia parasitica Herpotrichia parasitica Browning on fir needles
3. fam. Lophiostomataceae
4. fam. Dothideaceae
1. genus Didymella
Didymella applanata Didymella applanata Spur Blight
5. fam. Mycosphaerellaceae
Mycosphaerella brassicicola Mycosphaerella brassicicola Ring Spot
Cladosporium fulvum Fulvia fulva Leaf mould on tomatoes
6. fam. Venturiaceae
1. genus Venturia
Venturia inaequalis Scab: apple
Venturia pyrina Scab of pear
Venturia saliciperda Scab: willow
5. Order Sphaeriales
1. fam. Sordariaceae
1. genus Sordaria
Ceratocystis ulmi Ceratocystis ulmi Dutch elm disease
2. genus Neurospora
3. genus Podospora
4. genus Gelasinospora
2. fam. Hypocreaceae
1. genus Nectria
Nectria cinnabarina Nectria cinnabarina Canker
Nectria galligena Nectria galligena European canker of apple
2. genus Calonectria
3. fam. Xylariaceae
1. genus Ustulina
2. genus Hypocrea
3. genus Hypoxylon
4. genus Xylaria
5. genus Diatrype
6. genus Eutypa
7. genus Daldinia
8. genus Rosellinia
9. genus Qaternaria
4. fam. Diaportaceae
1. genus Pseudovalsa
2. genus Linocarpon
3. genus Gnomonia
4. genus Linospora
5. genus Valsa
6. genus Melanconis
8. genus Cryptodiaporte
9. genus Diaporte
10. genus Mamiania
11. genus Melogramma
6. Order Clavisipitaceae
1. fam. Clavicipitaceae
1. genus Claviceps
2. genus Epichloe
(Discomycetes) 7. Order Helotiaceae
1. fam. Helotiaceae
1. genus Crumenula
2. genus Cenangium
3. genus Scleroderris
2. fam. Schlerotiniaceae
1. genus Sclerotinia
sclerotinia sclerotiorum Sclerotinia sclerotiorum White Rot
2. genus Botryotinia
3. genus Monilinia
4. genus Ciboria
3. fam. Hyaloscyphaceae
1. genus Dasyscypha
4. fam. Dermataceae
1. genus Pseudopeziza
Blumeriella japii Blumeriella japii Cherry Leaf spot
2. genus Drepanopeziza
drepanopeziza ribis Drepanopeziza ribis Leaf spot, Anthracnose
3. genus Diplocarpon
Diplocarpon rosae Black spot: roses
4. genus Fabraea
5. genus Higginsia
6. genus Pezicula
8. Order Phacidiales
1. fam. Dermataceae
1. genus Rhytisma
Rhytisma acerinum Rhytisma acerinum Tar spot
2. genus Clithris (Colpoma)
3. genus Lophodermium
4. genus Hypodermella
5. genus Hypoderma
2. fam. Cryptomycetaceae
1. genus Cryptomyces
3. fam. Phacidiaceae
1. genus Phacidium
2. genus Rhabdocline
3. genus Didymescella
9. Order Pezizales
1. fam. Pezizaceae
2. fam. Sarcoscyphaceae
3. fam. Helvellaceae
4. Class Deuteromycetes (Fungi Imperfecti)
1. Order Sphaeropsidales
1. fam. Hypodermataceae
1. genus Phyllosticta
2. genus Phoma
Phoma trachelii Phoma exigua Stem Blight of Vinca Minor
Phoma trachelii Phoma trachelii
3. genus Ascochyta
4. genus Septoria
Septoria curvata Septoria curvata Leaf spot on Robinia
Septoria cornicola Septoria cornicola Septoria leaf spot Cornus
5. genus Pyrenochaeta
6. genus Coniathyrium
7. genus Phomopsis
8. genus Brunchorstia
9. genus Hendersonia
10. genus Diplodia
2. fam. Nectrioidaceae
1. genus Polystigmina
3. fam. Leptostromataceae
1. genus Leptothyrium
2. genus Leptostroma
3. genus Hypodermina
4. genus Melasmia
5. genus Entomosporium
4. fam. Exipulaceae
1. genus Sporonema
2. Order Melanconiales
1. fam. Melanconiaceae
1. genus Gloeosporium
2. genus Polyspora
3. genus Colletotrichum
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Antracnose Ligustrum
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Gloeosporium Rot Gloeosporium Rot
Colletotrichum acutatum Colletotrichum acutatum Colletotrichum acutatum Strawberry black spot
Colletotrichum trichellum Colletotrichum trichellum Hedera leaf spot Hedera leaf spot
4. genus Rhynchosporium
5. genus Myxosporium
6. genus Actinonema
7. genus Pestalotia
8. genus Rhabdogloeum
9. genus Cryptosporiopsis
10. genus Cylindrosporium
11. genus Cryptosprium
12. genus Melanconium
13. genus Libertella
3. Order Moniliales
1. fam. Mucedinaceae
1. genus Botrytis
Botrytis cinerea (Grey mould) Grey mould
Botrytis paeonia Botrytis paeonia Botrytis blight on peony
Botrytis cinerea Botrytis cinerea Grey mould on strawberry
Botrytis cinerea Botrytis cinerea Grey mould on Raspberry
Botrytis cinerea Botrytis cinerea Grey mould on Tomatoes
Botrytis cinerea Botrytis cinerea Grey mould on Cucumbers
Botrytis cinerea Botrytis cinerea Grey mould on Potplants
Botrytis galanthina Botrytis galanthina Snowdrop grey mould
Verticillium 2. genus Verticillium
Verticillium ( Verticillium wilt)
3. genus Oidium
4. genus Penicillium
Penicillium expansum Penicillium sp. Blue mould, Green mould
5. genus Aspergillus
6. genus Cephalosporium
7. genus Trichoderma
8. genus Monilia
Monilia fructigena Monilia fructigena Brown rot of fruits
Monilia laxa Monilia laxa Blossom blight
9. genus Ramularia
Ramularia grevilleana Ramularia grevilleana Common leaf spot Strawberry
10. genus Cercosporella
11. genus Meria
12. genus Oospora
13. genus Oedocephalum
2. fam. Dematiaceae
1. genus Pullularia
2. genus Torula
3. genus Trichosporum
4. genus Phialophora
5. genus Fusicladium
6. genus Polythrincium
7. genus Helminthosporium
8. genus Cercospora
Cercospora carotae Cercospora carotae Carrot Leaf Blight
Cercospora ligustrina Cercospora ligustrina Leaf spot Privet
9. genus Heterosporium
10. genus Clasterosporium
11. genus Alternaria
Alternaria laucanthemii Alternaria leucanthemii Leaf spot: Chrysanthemum spp.
Alternaria solani Alternaria solani Potato Early Blight
genus Thielaviopsis
Thielaviopsis basicola ( syn: Chalara elegans)  Black root rot
Thielaviopsis basicola ( syn: Chalara elegans) Black root rot on Carrots
Ash dieback Chalara fraxinea
3. fam. Stilbaceae
1. genus Graphium
2. genus Isaria
4. fam. Tuberculariaceaee
1. genus Tebercularia
2. genus Fusarium
Fusarium wilt
Microdochium nivale (Fusarium nivale) Snow mould
Fusarium ssp. (Fusarium wilt) Damping off
Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. Cylaminis Fusarium wilt on Cyclamen
3. genus Sphacelia
4. genus Cylindrocarpon
Cylindrocarpon destructans Cylindrocarpon destructans Black root
5. slægt Cylindrocladium
Cylindrocladium buxicola Cylindrocladium buxicola "Box blight"
4 Order Mycelia sterilia
1. genus Rhizoctonia
Rhizoctonia solani Rhizoctonia solani Black scurf of potato
2. genus Sclerotium
5. Class Basidiomycetes
1. sub. class Heterobasidiomycetidae
(Smuth) 1. Order Ustilaginales
1. fam. Ustilaginaceae
1. genus Ustilago
Ustilago maydis Ustilago maydis Corn Smut
2. fam. Tilletiaceae
1. genus Tilletia
2. genus Entyloma
3. genus Urocystis
Urocystis eranthidis Urocystis eranthidis Smut Fungi on eranthis
3. fam. Graphiolaceae
(rustsvampe) 2. Order Uredinales
1. fam. Pucciniaceae
1. genus Uromyces
2. genus Puccinia
Puccinia allii Puccinia allii Rust: Onion/Leek
Puccinia malvacearum Puccinia malvacearum Hollyhock Rust
3. genus Phragmidium
Phragmidium mucronatum
Rust: roses
4. genus Triphragmium
5. genus Gymnosporangium
Gymnosporangium sabinae Trellis rust of pear
Gymnosporangium clavariiforme European Hawthorn Rust
6. genus Tranzschelia
Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae Rust: stone fruit
2. fam. Melampsoraceae
1. genus Cronartium
Cronartium ribicola Cronartium ribicola Rust of currant
2. genus Melampsora
Melampsora ssp. Melampsora ssp. Rust: poplar
Melampsora ssp Melampsora ssp. Melampsora rust on willow
Melampsora hypericorum. Melampsora hypericorum. Rust:St. John's worth
3. genus Melampsoridium
Melampsoridium betulinum Melampsoridium betulinum Rust:Birch
Melampsoridium sp. Melampsoridium sp. Rust :Alder
4. genus Melampsorella
5. genus Chrysomyxa
6. genus Coleosporium
7. genus Ochropsora
8. genus Pucciniastrum
Pucciniastrum epilobii Fir - Fireweed Rust
Pucciniastrum epilobii Rust: Fuchsia spp.
3. Order Tremellales
1. fam. Auriculariaceae
1. genus Helicobasidium
2. genus Auricularia
2. fam. Tremellaceae
2. sub. class Hemobasidiomycetes
1. Order Hymenomycetalis
1. fam. Exobasidiaceae
1. genus Exobasidium
Exobasidium Exobasidium Exobasidium
2. fam. Thelephoraceae
1. genus Corticium
2. genus Stereum
3. genus Peniophora
4. genus Telephora
5. genus Coniophora
3. fam. Clavariaceae
1. genus Typhula
2. genus Spharassis
4. fam. Hydnaceae
1. genus Hydnum
5. fam. Polyporaceae
1. genus Merulius
2. genus Fistulina
3. genus Boletus
4. genus Fomes
6. genus Poria
7. genus Daedalea
8. genus Lenzites
6. fam. Agaricaceae
Armillaria sp. Honey fungus
genus Flammulina
Flammulina velutipes Velvet Shank
genus Pleurodes
genus Lentinus
slægt Phellinus
Phellinus pomaceus Old Cushion bracket
genus Pholiota
genus Schizophyllym
genus Paxillus
slægt Hebeloma
Hebeloma crustuliniforme Poison Pie or Fairy Cakes
genus Hypholoma
genus Marasmius
Marasmius oreades Fairy ring
Coprinus atramentarius Coprinus atramentarius Inky Cap
Coprinus comatus Coprinus comatus Shaggy Mane
Coprinellus micaceus Coprinellus micaceus Mica Cap
9. genus Nyctalis
3. Order Gasteromycetalis



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Opdateret d. 12.12.2016