family Xylariaceae


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Noun1.family 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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This is the first report of pestalotin, didehydropestalotin and allenic epoxycyclo-hexane from a member of the family Xylariaceae.

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