Biciliospora Petr., Sydowia 6(5-6): 429 (1952)

MycoBank number: MB 567; Index Fungorum number: IF 567; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13557; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesBiciliospora velutina Petr.

NotesBiciliospora velutina has tuberculate ascomata and cylindrical asci with ellipsoid ascospores with filiform appendage at each ends (Petrak 1952a). Biciliospora was accepted as a member of Coronophoraceae or synonym of Nitschkia in Nitschkiaceae (Müller & von Arx 1973, Nannfeldt 1975, Subramanian & Sekar 1990). Mugambi & Huhndorf (2010) however, reported it was a member of Scortechiniaceae based on multi-gene analysis.


  • Biciliospora velutina