Dikarya is a Sub-Kingdom under Kingdom Fungi. The Dikarya are most of the so-called "higher fungi", but also include many anamorphic species that would have been classified as molds in historical literature.

Characteristic FeaturesEdit

  • Produce dikaryons
  • May be filamentous or unicellular
  • Always without flagella

Further ClassificationEdit

  • Division Ascomycota
  • Division Basidiomycot


  • In a 1998 publication, Thomas Cavalier-Smith referred to this group as the Neomycota.