Microbotryomycetes

 Budding cells of Leucosporidium antarcticum, photographed by Linda Barnett.

Belongs within: Pucciniomycotina.
Contains: Sporidiobolaceae, Microbotryales.

The Microbotryomycetes are a diverse clade of fungi, often yeasts, including phytoparasitic, mycoparasitic and probable saprobic species. The clade is primarily supported by molecular data.

Microbotryomycetes [Microbotryomycetidae]
    |--+--‘Rhodotorula’ auriculariaeSG03
    |  `--+--+--‘Rhodotorula’ buffoniiSG03
    |     |  `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ bogoriensisSG03
    |     |     `--‘Rhodotorula’ pustulaSG03
    |     `--+--‘Bensingtonia’ yamatoanaSG03
    |        `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ ferulicaSG03
    |           `--+--+--‘Rhodotorula’ hylophilaSG03
    |              |  `--Heterogastridium Oberw. & Bauer 1990SG03, KC01 (see below for synonymy)
    |              |       `--H. pycnodioideumSG03
    |              `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ cresolica Middelhoven & Spaaij 1997SG03
    |                 |--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ falcatusSG03
    |                 |  `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ diffluensSG03
    |                 |     `--‘Rhodotorula’ foliorumSG03
    |                 `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ javanicaSG03
    |                    `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ philylaSG03
    |                       `--Colacogloea Oberw. & Bandoni 1991SG03, KC01
    |                            `--C. peniophoraeSG03
    `--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ inositophilusSG03
       `--+--+--+--‘Rhodotorula’ pilatiSG03
          |  |  `--‘Sporobolomyces’ tsugaeSG03
          |  `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ lignophilaSG03
          |     `--‘Sporobolomyces’ singularisSG03
          `--+--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ griseoflavusSG03
             |  `--‘Rhodotorula’ yarrowii (Fonseca & van Uden) Boekhout, Fell et al. 2000SG03
             `--+--+--Kriegeria Bres. 1891SG03, KC01 (see below for synonymy)
                |  |    `--K. eriophoriSG03
                |  `--+--‘Leucosporidium’ antarcticumSG03
                |     `--Camptobasidium Marvanová & Suberkr. 1990SG03, KC01 (see below for synonymy)
                |          `--C. hydrophilumSG03
                `--+--+--‘Rhodotorula’ sonckiiSG03
                   |  `--SporidiobolaceaeSG03
                   `--+--+--+--‘Rhodotorula’ ingeniosaSG03
                      |  |  `--‘Rhodotorula’ vanillica Sampaio 1994SG03
                      |  `--+--‘Leucosporidium’ fasciculatumSG03
                      |     `--+--‘Rhodotorula’ fujisanensisSG03
                      |        |--‘Rhodotorula’ futronensisSG03
                      |        `--‘Rhodotorula’ nothofagiSG03
                      `--+--MicrobotryalesSG03
                         `--LeucosporidialesSG03
                              |--+--‘Leucosporidium’ felliiSG03
                              |  `--Mastigobasidium Golubev 1999SB03, KC01
                              |       `--M. intermedium [incl. Bensingtonia intermedia]SG03
                              `--Leucosporidium Fell, Statzell et al. 1970SG03, KC01 (see below for synonymy)
                                   |--+--*Leucosporidiella’ muscorum (di Menna) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 (see below for synonymy)SG03
                                   |  `--+--‘Leucosporidiella’ fragaria (Barnett & Buhagiar) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 (see below for synonymy)SG03
                                   |     `--L. golubevii Gadanho, Sampaio & Bauer in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003SG03
                                   `--+--‘Leucosporidiella’ yakutica (Golubev) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 (see below for synonymy)SG03
                                      `--+--*L. scottiiSG03
                                         `--‘Leucosporidiella’ creatinivora (Golubev) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 (see below for synonymy)SG03

Camptobasidium Marvanová & Suberkr. 1990SG03, KC01 [incl. Crucella Marvanová & Suberkr. 1990 non Pessagno 1971 (ICZN)KC01]

Heterogastridium Oberw. & Bauer 1990SG03, KC01 [incl. Hyalopycnis Höhn. 1918KC01; Heterogastridiaceae, Heterogastridiales]

Kriegeria Bres. 1891SG03, KC01 [incl. Xenogloea Syd. & Syd. 1919KC01, Zymoxenogloea McLaughlin & Doublés 1992KC01]

‘Leucosporidiella’ creatinivora (Golubev) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 [=Rhodotorula creatinivora Golubev 1998]SG03

‘Leucosporidiella’ fragaria (Barnett & Buhagiar) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 [=Torulopsis fragaria Barnett & Buhagiar 1971, Candida fragariorum, Rhodotorula fragaria]SG03

*Leucosporidiella’ muscorum (di Menna) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 [=Candida muscorum di Menna 1957, Azymocandida muscorum, Rhodotorula muscorum]SG03

‘Leucosporidiella’ yakutica (Golubev) Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003 [=Rhodotorula yakutica Golubev 1998]SG03

Leucosporidium Fell, Statzell et al. 1970SG03, KC01 [incl. Leucosporidiella Sampaio in Sampaio, Gadanho et al. 2003SG03]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[KC01] Kirk, P. M., P. F. Cannon, J. C. David & J. A. Stalpers. 2001. Ainsworth & Bisby’s Dictionary of the Fungi 9th ed. CAB International: Wallingford (UK).

[SG03] Sampaio, J. P., M. Gadanho, R. Bauer & M. Weiss. 2003. Taxonomic studies in the Microbotryomycetidae: Leucosporidium golubevii sp. nov., Leucosporidiella gen. nov. and the new orders Leucosporidiales and Sporidiobolales. Mycological Progress 2 (1): 53–68.

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