Synonym and Classification Data for Taxomyces spp.
This genus is a mould that lacks a known sexual state and thus belongs to the Fungi Imperfecti.
Species in this genus
- Taxomyces andreanae
Notes: T. andreanae is an endophytic fungus isolated from the inner bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia. This fungus is able to produce paclitaxel (Taxol™) and related compounds.