Cladocillium Chun-Hao Chen & R. Kirschner, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 835863; Index Fungorum number: IF 835863; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11138;

Etymology: Name composed of the elements—cillium for referring to the Verticillium-like conidiophore stipe and clado— for referring to the Cladosporium-like branched conidial chains.

Typus generis: Cladocillium musae Chun-Hao Chen & R. Kirschner in opere ipso.

Conidiophores macronematous, single, erect, unbranched or rarely branched, but with conidial chains arising in verticils along the conidiophore stipe, pigmented, conidia in branched acropetal chains, pigmented, rough, conidiogenous cells intercalary and terminal. Differing from Cladosporium by conidiogenous loci being crowded at nodes below septa, not conspicuously darkened in light microscopy, in SEM appearing flat or with a raised center, without cleft between center and margin.