Inclusion of Nothomitra in the Geoglossomycetes. Mycosphere 2(6): . DOI:

V. Hustad, Andrew N. Miller, J. -M Moingeon, J. -P Priou

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Nothomitrais a small genus of earth tongues consisting of three species. Historically placed within the Geoglossaceae sensu lato, the genus is currently considered incertae sedis within the Helotiales. We reviewed the morphology and analyzed the phylogenetic relationships of Nothomitrausing a combined dataset of ITS, LSU and Mcm7 DNA sequences representing 22 species. The placement of Nothomitra was strongly supported within the Geoglossomycetes clade, forming part of the ancestral base of the class with Sarcoleotia globosa and Thuemenidium arenarium. The inclusion of Nothomitra within the Geoglossomycetes is confirmed.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)646--654 (Article 5)
JournalMycosphere Online
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2011


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