Arachnocrea Z. Moravec, Bull. trimest. Soc. mycol. Fr.72 : 161 (1956)

MycoBank number: MB 292; Index Fungorum number: IF 292; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13213; 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with sequence data.

Type speciesArachnocrea stipata (Lib.) Z. Moravec

NotesArachnocrea species occur on decaying wood, herbaceous substrates or polypores (fungicolous) (Moravec 1956, Rossman et al. 1999). The genus is characterized by white to yellow orange, papillate, perithecial ascomata, cylindrical asci with hylaine, fusiform, 1-septate ascospores disarticulating into monomorphic part ascospores and verticillium-like asexual morphs (Põldmaa 1999, Rossman et al. 1999, Rossman 2000).


  • Arachnocrea stipata