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Monascus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Elaphomycetaceae
Genus: Monascus
Tiegh., 1884

Monascus is a genus of mold. Among the known species of this genus, the red-pigmented Monascus purpureus is among the most important because of its use in the production of certain fermented foods in East Asia, particularly China and Japan.

Species[edit]

Phylogeny[edit]

Phylogeny as given by Bisby et al., 2000, who put the genus into a separate family Monascaceae.[1]

Monascaceae

Monascus


Monascus kaoliang



Monascus pilosus



Monascus aurantiacus



Monascus floridanus



Monascus eremophilus



Monascus ruber



Monascus purpureus



Monascus argentinensis




Basipetospora



Xeromyces



Fraseriella



References[edit]

  1. ^ "Catalogue of Life - 2011 Annual Checklist :: Search all names". www.catalogueoflife.org. Retrieved 23 October 2017. 

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