Cheirosporium L. Cai & K.D. Hyde, Persoonia 20: 55 (2008).

MycoBank number: MB 506570; Index Fungorum number: IF 506570; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01257; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with molecular data.

Type speciesCheirosporium triseriale L. Cai & K.D. Hyde, Persoonia 20: 56 (2008).

NotesCheirosporium is characterized by the production of sporodochial conidiomata, semi- macronematous to macronematous conidiophores that possess several distinct sterile branches, and cheiroid, smooth-walled conidia with rhexolytic secession. Abdel-Aziz (2016b) introduced a second species in this genus.


  • Cheirosporium triseriale