Saccharomycotina

Saccharomycotina is a subdivision (subphylum) of the division (phylum) Ascomycota in the kingdom Fungi.[2][3] It comprises most of the ascomycete yeasts. The members of Saccharomycotina reproduce by budding and they do not produce ascocarps (fruiting bodies).[2][4]

Saccharomycotina
Candida albicans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
(unranked): Saccharomyceta
Subdivision: Saccharomycotina
O.E. Erikss. & Winka 1997[1]
Orders/Families

Saccharomycetales

Ascoideaceae
Cephaloascaceae
Debaryomycetaceae
Dipodascaceae
Endomycetaceae
Lipomycetaceae
Metschnikowiaceae
Phaffomycetaceae
Pichiaceae
Saccharomycetaceae
Saccharomycodaceae
Saccharomycopsidaceae
Trichomonascaceae

The subdivision includes a single class: Saccharomycetes, which again contains a single order: Saccharomycetales.[2][3]

Notable members of Saccharomycotina are the baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and the genus Candida that includes several human pathogens.


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