Aulographales Crous, Spatafora, Haridas & Grigoriev, ord. nov.
MycoBank number: MB 831896; Index Fungorum number: IF 831896; Facesoffungi number: FoF;
Etymology: Name reﬂects the genus Aulographum.
Saprobic on leaves and wood. Mycelium superﬁcial and internal, sparse. Ascomata apothecial to thyrothecial, globose to ellipsoidal, simple or branched, scattered to loosely clustered, superﬁcial, black. Hamathecium dissolving early, or of branched,
hyaline, septate, anastomosing pseudoparaphyses. Asci 8-spored, bitunicate, clavate or globose to subglobose, with or without pedicel. Ascospores irregularly arranged, obovoid to narrowly clavate, hyaline to brown, constricted at the septum, smooth-walled, with or without remnants of mucilage.
Families included in order: Aulographaceae and Rhizodiscinaceae.