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Noun1.Xylariaceae - family of fungi characterized by dark brown to black spores
fungus family - includes lichen families
order Sphaeriales, Sphaeriales - large order of ascomycetous fungi usually having a dark hard perithecia with definite ostioles; in more recent classifications often divided among several orders
genus Xylaria, Xylaria - type genus of Xylariaceae; fungi with perithecia in the upper part of erect black woody stromata
genus Rosellinia, Rosellinia - fungi having smooth perithecia with dark one-celled ascospores
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The wood-decaying fungus Daldinia loculata (Xylariaceae) as an indicator of fire dependeni insects.
Coleoptera Associated with an Hypoxylon Species (Ascomycetes: Xylariaceae) on Oak.
Xylaria putaminum (Ascomycota, Xylariaceae) en Sevilla, suroeste de la peninsula Iberica.
Study of endophytic Xylariaceae in Thailand: diversity and taxonomy inferred from rDNA sequence analyses with saprobes forming fruit bodies in the field.
& GUZMAN G., 2008.- Las especies de Xylaria (Ascomycota, Xylariaceae) conocidas de Veracruz, Mexico y discusion de nuevos registros.
Engleromyces goetzei, a peculiar tropical species that cannot be assigned with certainty to any of the large groups within the Xylariaceae, produced engleromycin [8].
The Xylariaceae are amongst the best investigated filamentous fungi with regards to the production of secondary metabolites.
They are most readily distinguished from members of the Sordariaceae by their ascospores with germ slits and from the Xylariaceae [9] in lacking stromatic tissue.