Blastophragmia Jian Ma, L.G. Ma, X.G. Zhang & R.F. Castañeda, gen. nov.

Index Fungorum number: IF557506; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Differs from Endophragmiella by its setulate conidia; and from Stratiphoromyces by its conidiophores that are either determinate or with several enteroblastic percurrent extensions and its uncurved conidia.

Etymology: Latin, Blasto-, referring to the blastic conidial ontogeny, + Greek,-phragmia, referring to the phragmospores.

Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, unbranched, septate, brown to dark brown, paler towards the apex, determinate or indeterminate with several enteroblastic percurrent extensions. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, terminal, cylindrical. Conidial secession rhexolytic. Conidia solitary, acrogenous, smooth, fusiform to ellipsoidal, euseptate, setulate, usually bearing a basal frill.

Type species: Blastophragmia plurisetulosa Jian Ma & al.