Teliospores, basidia and basidiospores of Sporidiobolus salmonicolor; scale bar = 5 µm; photographed by J. P. Sampaio.

Belongs within: Microbotryomycetes.
Contains: Rhodotorula.

The Sporidiobolus clade includes red teliosporic yeasts.

<==Sporidiobolaceae [Sporidiobolales]
    |  i. s.: Aessosporon Van der Walt 1970KC01
    |         Rogersiomyces Crane & Schokn. 1978KC01
    |  `--+--‘Rhodosporidium’ lusitaniaeZB03
    |     `--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ poonsookiaeZB03
    |        `--+--‘Rhodosporidium’ azoricumSG03
    |           `--+--+--‘Rhodosporidium’ fluvialeSG03
    |              |  `--‘Sporidiobolus’ microsporusZB03
    |              `--+--‘Sporidiobolus’ ruineniaeZB03
    |                 `--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ nylandiiZB03
    |                    `--‘Sporobolomyces’ odoratusZB03
    `--Sporidiobolus Nyland 1949ZB03, KC01 (see below for synonymy)
         |--+--S. johnsoniiZB03
         |  `--S. salmonicolorZB03
         `--+--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ bannaensis Zhao, Bai et al. 2003ZB03
            |  `--‘Sporobolomyces’ blumaeZB03
            `--+--*Sporobolomyces’ roseusZB03
               `--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ japonicusZB03
                  `--+--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ phaffiiZB03
                     |  `--‘Sporobolomyces’ ruberrimusZB03
                     `--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ carnicolorZB03
                        `--+--S. pararoseusZB03
                           `--+--‘Sporobolomyces’ marcillaeZB03
                              `--‘Sporobolomyces’ salmoneusZB03

Sporidiobolus Nyland 1949ZB03, KC01 [incl. Amphiernia Nyl. 1891KC01, Prosporobolomyces Novák & Zsolt 1961KC01, Sporobolomyces Kluyver & Niel 1924KC01]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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.

[ZB03] Zhao, J.-H., F.-Y. Bai, Q.-M. Wang & J.-H. Jia. 2003. Sporobolomyces bannaensis, a novel ballistoconidium-forming yeast species in the Sporidiobolus lineage. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 2091–2093.

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