Alfaria Crous, Montaño-Mata & García-Jim., Persoonia 32: 239 (2014)

MycoBank number: MB 808923; Index Fungorum number: IF 808923; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01780; 15 species with sequence data.

Type speciesAlfaria cyperi-esculenti Crous, Montaño-Mata & García-Jim.

NotesAlfaria was established to accommodate A. cyperi-esculenti, which is a plant pathogen. The genus is characterised by solitary or sporodochial, verticillately or penicillately branched, hyaline conidiophores, phialidic conidiogenous cells and cylindrical to ellipsoidal to ossiform, hyaline to lightly pigmented, aseptate conidia (Lombard et al. 2016). When setae are present, they are septate and unbranched (Lombard et al. 2016).