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Ceratocystiopsis – Facesoffungi number: FoF10502

Ceratocystiopsis H.P. Upadhyay & W.B. Kendr., Mycologia 67(4): 799 (1975) Index Fungorum number: IF889; 5 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 4 species with sequence data. Type species – Ceratocystiopsis minuta (Siemaszko) H.P. Upadhyay & W.B. Kendr. Notes – Ceratocystiopsis has globose to subglobose ascomata with long necks and hyaline ascospores with or without gelatinous [...]

2021-09-30T14:36:05+00:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Ophiostomataceae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Ceratocystiopsis – Facesoffungi number: FoF10502

Aureovirgo – Facesoffungi number: FoF10501

Aureovirgo J.A. van der Linde, Z.W. de Beer & Jol. Roux, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 109: 593 (2016) Index Fungorum number: IF813870; 1 species with sequence data. Type species – Aureovirgo volantis J.A. van der Linde, Z.W. de Beer & Jol. Roux Notes – Aureovirgo volantis was isolated from galleries of Cyrtogenius africus, on diseased [...]

2021-09-30T14:25:16+00:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Ophiostomataceae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Aureovirgo – Facesoffungi number: FoF10501

Afroraffaelea – Facesoffungi number: FoF10500

Afroraffaelea C.C. Bateman, Y.T. Huang & D.R. Simmons, Fungal Ecology 25: 46 (2016) Index Fungorum number: IF816236; 1 species with sequence data. Type species – Afroraffaelea ambrosiae C.C. Bateman, Y.T. Huang & D.R. Simmons Notes – This monotypic genus was identified as symbionts of Premnobius cavipennis from pharyngeal mycangia, which were collected in the [...]

2021-09-30T14:19:46+00:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Ophiostomataceae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Afroraffaelea – Facesoffungi number: FoF10500

Ophiostomataceae – Facesoffungi number: FoF01807

Ophiostomataceae Nannf., Nova Acta R. Soc. Scient. upsal., Ser. 4 8(no. 2): 30 (1932) Index Fungorum number: IF91154; Facesoffungi number: FoF01807; 353 species. Saprobic or parasitic on woody plants, occasionally on herbaceous plants, symbionts of or associated with beetles and mites. Sexual morph: Ascomata superficial, perithecial or cleistothecial, globose to subglobose, with external hairs, [...]

2021-09-30T15:15:50+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Ophiostomataceae – Facesoffungi number: FoF01807

Termitariopsis – Facesoffungi number: FoF10499

Termitariopsis M. Blackw., Samson & Kimbr., Mycotaxon 12(1): 98 (1980) Index Fungorum number: IF10184; 1 morphological species. Type species – Termitariopsis cavernosa M. Blackw., Samson & Kimbr. Notes – Termitariopsis was described by Blackwell et al. (1980) as a monotypic genus and is a species found on insects (Neivamyrmex opacithorax) in Kansas. Although Wijayawardene [...]

2021-09-30T12:22:36+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Kathistaceae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Termitariopsis – Facesoffungi number: FoF10499

Mattirolella – Facesoffungi number: FoF10498

Mattirolella S. Colla, Boll. Lab. Zool. Portici 22: 44 (1929) Index Fungorum number: IF8867; 2 morphological species. Type species – Mattirolella silvestrii S. Colla Notes – Mattirolella was described by Colla (1929) with the type species M. silvestrii parasite on the integument of the termite Rhinotermes marginales in British Guiana. Khan & Kimbrough (1974) [...]

2021-09-30T12:21:20+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Kathistaceae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Mattirolella – Facesoffungi number: FoF10498

Kathistes – Facesoffungi number: FoF01290

Kathistes Malloch & M. Blackw., Can. J. Bot. 68(8): 1712 (1990) Index Fungorum number: IF25513; 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with sequence data. Type species – Kathistes calyculata Malloch & M. Blackw. Notes – Kathistes was introduced as the type genus in Kathistaceae by Malloch & Blackwell (1990), which was originally [...]

2021-09-30T12:27:26+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Kathistaceae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Kathistes – Facesoffungi number: FoF01290

Kathistaceae – Facesoffungi number: FoF06874

Kathistaceae Malloch & M. Blackw., Can. J. Bot. 68(8): 1719 (1990) Index Fungorum number: IF81991; Facesoffungi number: FoF06874; 6 species. Saprobic on herbivore dung and insects. Sexual morph: Ascomata globose to subglobose, with long necks composed of parallel hyphae, straight curved ostiolar setae, with sphaerical spore-bearing structures (sporidiomata), cylindrical unicellular extension present. Peridium thin-walled, [...]

2021-09-30T12:27:46+00:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Diaporthomycetidae, Ophiostomatales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Kathistaceae – Facesoffungi number: FoF06874

Xenodactylariaceae – Facesoffungi number: FoF06885

Xenodactylariaceae Crous, Persoonia 41: 289 (2018) Index Fungorum number: IF828248; Facesoffungi number: FoF06885; 1 species. On leaves of the unidentified vine. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Mycelium consisting of smooth, hyaline, branched, septate, hyphae. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells on hyphae, erect to flexuous, hyaline, smooth, with one to several denticulate apical loci. Conidia [...]

2021-09-28T08:17:24+00:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Myrmecridiales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Xenodactylariaceae – Facesoffungi number: FoF06885

Sheathospora – Facesoffungi number: FoF09979

Sheathospora X.L. Fan, MycoKeys 42: 118 (2018) Index Fungorum number: IF828429; 1 morphological species. Notes – Sheathospora was established to accommodate Melanconiella cornuta previously included in the Melanconiella clade (Voglmayr et al. 2012, Du et al. 2017). The genus can be differentiated from the other genera in Melanconiellaceae by its pycnidial conidiomata and conidia [...]

2021-07-03T05:10:41+00:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: Ascomycetes, Diaporthales, Sordariomycetes|Comments Off on Sheathospora – Facesoffungi number: FoF09979

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