Pucciniomycetes

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Puccinia hordei symptoms on wheat (click to enlarge)
Author(s): Donald Groth, Louisiana State University AgCenter
Source: IPM Images

Pucciniomycetes

The class of Pucciniomycetes contains basidiomycete fungi related to the rust fungi, the Pucciniales. It includes many important plant pathogens. They are characterized by their life cycle, the structure of the fruiting bodies and their DNA structure.

The following orders are here included: