The fungal order Cantharellales is based on the group of edible mycorrhizal chanterelles (genus Cantharellus). Apart from other ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic forms, the order also contains important plant pathogens. Taxonomically, the order is now characterized by DNA sequences.
For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.
This page only deals with plant pathogens. For beneficial Cantharellales in the system see
The following genera and individual species are currently entered under Cantharellales: