Fungal Divisions: Zygomycota, Ascomycota, and Basidiomycota

Division Genus Photo example
Zygomycota (Zygomycetes) Rhizopus rhizopus_zygosporangium.JPG (54026 bytes)
Rhizopus_mature_zygospore_volk.gif (129210 bytes)
Ascomycota (Ascomycetes)
Morchella ascomycota.JPG (63261 bytes)
ascomycota2.JPG (78575 bytes)
Morel-ladder-fire_volk.jpg (51936 bytes)
Cup fungus Cup_fungus_volk.jpg (81042 bytes)
(Cup fungus)
Mollisia_dehnii_apothecium_volk.jpg (82044 bytes)
(mitosporic fungi that have not been connected to any meiotic states)
Aspergillus aspergillus.JPG (25027 bytes)
Penicillium Penicillium_conidia_volk.gif (40769 bytes)
Penicillium_conrdiophores_volk.gif (148657 bytes)
Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes) Coprinus coprinus1.jpg (54768 bytes)
Agaricus_sylvicola_gills_volk.jpg (85271 bytes)
Agaricus_sylvicola_mushroom_anatomy_volk.jpg (104549 bytes)
Amanita Amanita_muscaria_volk.jpg (59788 bytes)
Clathrus Clathrus_columnatus_volk.jpg (46394 bytes)
Dictyophora Dictyophora_duplicata_volk.jpg (54020 bytes)
Flammulina Flammulina_velutipes_volk.jpg (83065 bytes)
Geastrum Geastrum_saccatum_volk.jpg (64518 bytes)
Lycoperdon Lycoperdon_pyriforme_volk.jpg (41772 bytes)

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Growth Morphologies of Lichens

crustose1.jpg (81104 bytes) Crustose
(lichens with thallys attached to the substratum by the whole length of the lower surface)
crustose2.jpg (62618 bytes)
folioselichen_mthood.jpg (69063 bytes) Foliose
(leaf or membrane-like)
foliose.jpg (75241 bytes)
fruticose.jpg (73520 bytes) Fruticose
(branched, shrub-like)

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Many of the images on this page were generously provided by Dr. Thomas Volk.  You can visit his web site at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for more pictures and information on fungi by clicking here