Aldonata Sivan. & A.R.P. Sinha, Mycol. Res. 92(2): 248 (1989)

MycoBank number: MB 25242; Index Fungorum number: IF 25242; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00311; 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), molecular data unavailable.

Type species: Aldonata pterocarpi Sivan. & A.R.P. Sinha, Mycol. Res. 92(2): 249 (1989)

Notes: Aldonata was reported as a pathogen on living leaves of Pterocarpus draco in the Andaman Islands (Sivanesan and Sinha 1989). The asexual morph of this genus has not yet been reported (Tian et al. 2015). Aldonata is characterized by semi-immersed, globose to subglobose, black, shiny, ascomata appearing as flexuous lines on the leaf spot surface with a clearly defined margin, solitary to gregarious, sub-immersed, black and shiny, carbonaceous, globose to irregular, spermatogonia mostly growing around the central of greyish white spot and ellipsoid to fusiform, muriform, hyaline ascospores with up to 8 transverse and longitudinal septa (Tian et al. 2015).


  • Aldonata pterocarpi