Collematospora Jeng & Cain, Can. J. Bot. 54(21): 2429 (1976)

MycoBank number: MB 1177; Index Fungorum number: IF 1177; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06608; 1 morphological species.

Type speciesCollematospora venezuelensis Jeng & Cain

Notes – Jeng & Cain (1976) introduced the monotypic genus Collematospora to accommodate C. venezuelensis from horse dung in Venezuela. The genus is characterized by subglobose to pyriform, ostiolate, hairy ascomata, 8-spored, unitunicate, cylindrical asci with a distinct, J-, apical ring, and hyaline, globose, aseptate ascospores containing one to several oil drops (Jeng & Cain 1976). The asexual morph is undetermined.


  • Collematospora venezuelensis