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Fungi was named by Jahn and Jahn (1959) [authorship not certain to Blackwell]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Eukarya by Margulis (1996); it was reranked as the subkingdom Fungi by Blackwell (2004); it was reranked as the unranked clade Fungi by Adl et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Eucarya by Woese et al. (1990); to Eukaryota by Blackwell (2004); to Eukaryota by Taylor et al. (2008); and to Opisthokonta by Adl et al. (2005) and Ruggiero et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Fungi Jahn and Jahn
1990Fungi Woese et al. p. 4578
2004Fungi Blackwell p. 274
2005Fungi Adl et al. p. 401 figs. Table 1
2008Fungi Taylor et al. p. 1027
2015Fungi Ruggiero et al. p. 17

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kingdomFungiJahn and Jahn 1959
kingdomFungiJahn and Jahn 1959

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available