Systema Ascomycetum: The Concept

  • D. L. Hawksworth
  • O. E. Eriksson
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 269)


The problems in developing an overall system for ascomycete classification are addressed through “Outlines of the ascomycetes” published at intervals in Systerna Ascornycetum, a journai devoted to the construction of an improving system for the group. The background and concept are discussed, the controversy occasioned is reviewed, and future plans for the “Outline” and the journal are noted.


Eighth Edition Swedish Natural Science Research Council International Botanical Acceptable Classification Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. L. Hawksworth
    • 1
  • O. E. Eriksson
    • 2
  1. 1.International Mycological InstituteEgham, SurreyUK
  2. 2.Institute of Ecological BotanyUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden

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