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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Exobasidiomycetes
Subclass: Exobasidiomycetidae
Order: Tilletiales
Kreisel ex R.Bauer & Oberw. (1997) [1]
Family: Tilletiaceae
J.Schröt. (1887)
Type genus
Tul. & C.Tul. (1847)


The Tilletiales are an order of smut fungi in the class Exobasidiomycetes. [2] [3] [4] It is a monotypic order, consisting of a single family, the Tilletiaceae, which contains seven genera. The roughly 150 species in the Tilletiales all infect hosts of the grass family, except for species of Erratomyces , which occur on legumes. [5]

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