Asymmetricospora J. Fröhl. & K.D. Hyde, Sydowia 50(2): 183 (1998).

MycoBank number: MB 28247;Index Fungorum number: IF 28247; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00758; 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), molecular data unavailable.

Type speciesAsymmetricospora calamicola J. Fröhl. & K.D. Hyde, Sydowia 50(2): 184 (1998).

NotesAsymmetricospora was based on distinguishing characters of absence of a subiculum, presence of short, dark setae, around the papilla, and its asymmetrical ascospores. However, the exact familial placement of Asymmetricospora was uncertain due to lack of sequence data (Tian et al. 2015, Jaklitsch & Voglmayr 2017). It is recommended that Asymmetricospora should be maintained in Melanommataceae on account of the trabeculate pseudoparaphyses (Lumbsch & Huhndorf 2010, Zhang et al. 2012b, Hyde et al. 2013, Wijayawardene et al. 2014b, Tian et al. 2015).


  • Asymmetricospora calamicola