Ascomycetes (sac fungi) produce spores in sac-like structures called asci, each ascus containing...The figure at left shows some asexually reproducing forms of ascomycetes (a, see asexual forms,...Cup Fungus Some of the most eye-catching fungi in the forest are cup fungi, a large, colorful group...The edible ascocarp of a sac fungi, a morel Club Fungi (Basidiomycetes): The Mushrooms This group,...Contents 1 Introduction to the Ascomycota 2 Characteristics 3 Phylogeny 4 Footnotes 5 ...This web site is devoted to fungi in class Euascomycetes (hereafter referred to as ascomycetes) that...Perithecia on dead wood These ascomycetes differ markedly from the types so far described. The Flask...The cup fungi belong to an entirely different group of fungi to all of those described above. The...There are a group of ascomycetes, Cyttaria spp. that garnish the Southern Beech trees, Nothofagus,...Podostroma alutaceum belongs to a class of fungi known as Ascomycetes, the sac fungi; and to a...James White , Rutgers University, Principle Investigator Lisa Castlebury , ARS, USDA, Co-Principle...Small ascomycetesfungi in a moss patch on damp tuff by a small crater. (Photo: Hörður Kristinsson,...Most of our common mushrooms, toadstools, and puffballs are members of the basidiomycetes, or...What separates ectomycorrhizae from the other groups of mycorrhizal fungi is the presence of a...Birds have left organic remains on Surtsey, on which mosses and small reddish ascomycetesfungi have...Most of our common mushrooms, toadstools, and puffballs are members of the basidiomycetes, or...Podostroma alutaceum belongs to a class of fungi known as Ascomycetes, the sac fungi; and to a...Apothecium, asci in black areaAnamorphic Fungi Colletotrichum trichellum Marchandiomyces corallinus Vouauxiella lichenicola...Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes An explanation of the differences between the two major types of...Amanita muscariaThe ascospores are a result of fusion between two nuclei either from the same individual or from two...Very interesting was the discovery of the earliest representatives of the ascomycetes a group of...Dead Man's Fingers Xylaria polymorpha The spores are produced inside perithecia lining the surface...Tuber sp.This group of fungi resemble the Agarics in their general shape and size, that is, they have a cap......some groups of Ascomycetes, primarily discomycetes (cup fungi) Xylariaceae, and the genus Cordyceps.