Aureobasidium Viala & G. Boyer, Rev. gén. Bot. 3: 371(1891).

Index Fungorum number: IF 7297; MycoBank number: MB 7297Facesoffungi number: FoF 00098; 26 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), >7 species with molecular data.

Type speciesAureobasidium vitis Viala & G. Boyer, Rev. gén. Bot. 3: 371 (1891).

Notes – The members of this genus are parasitic or saprobic on a wide range of plants, fruits and cause human skin diseases (Thambugala et al. 2014a, van Nieuwenhuijzen et al. 2016). No sexual morph has been linked to the genus. Aureobasidium is characterized by acervular to sporodochial conidiomata, hyaline to dark brown, aseptate, straight, ellipsoidal to sphaerical, reniform to sickle-shaped conidia.