Xylariaceae: Home of the Xylariaceae in the Catalogue of Life
CitationThe Catalogue of Life Partnership (2018). Xylariaceae: Home of the Xylariaceae in the Catalogue of Life. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/z2pnx6 accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-01-21.
DescriptionMembers of the Xylariaceae are among the most commonly encountered groups of ascomycetes. Most are inhabitants of wood, seeds, fruits or leaves of angiosperms; some are associated with insect nests. Whilst most are saprobic and decay wood, some are plant pathogens; many are endophytes. They are commonly found throughout the temperate and tropical regions of the World.
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