Anasporidesmiella K. Zhang, R.F. Castañeda, Heredia & Jian Ma, gen. nov.

Index Fungorum number: MB 832848; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Differs from Sporidesmiella by its lageniform, determinate conidiogenous cells and its distoseptate conidia with attenuate or rounded bases with dark basal scars.

Type species: Sporidesmiella angustobasilaris Hol.-Jech. [ Anasporidesmiella angustobasilaris (Hol.-Jech.) K. Zhang & al.]

Etymology: Greek, ana-, meaning upwards + Latin sporidesmiella for its similarity to the hyphomycetous genus Sporidesmiella.

Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, unbranched, erect, straight, cylindrical to subulate, frequently reduced to conidiogenous cells, brown  to  dark  brown.  Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, terminal, lageniform, determinate, strongly attenuating toward the conidiogenous loci. Conidial secession schizolytic. Conidia solitary, acrogenous, cylindrical, long ellipsoidal to long oblong distoseptate, brown or dark brown, smooth-walled, bases tapered and truncate or rounded with a slightly melanized or dark basal scar.


  • Sporidesmiella angustobasilaris