Coniosporiales Crous, Spatafora, Haridas & Grigoriev, ord. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 831889; Index Fungorum number: IF 831889Facesoffungi number: FoF 12983;

Etymology: Name reflects the genus Coniosporium.

Conidiomata sporodochial, pulvinate, punctiform, olivaceous to black. Mycelium immersed. Conidiophores arising from a stroma, macronematous straight to flexuous, densely aggregated, straight to flexuous, unbranched, smooth, rugulose to verruculose. Conidiogenous cells integrated, terminal, subcylindrical, fragmenting. Conidia catenate, schizogenous, dry, ellipsoid, oblong, obovoid, pyriform to subspherical, pale to dark brown, muriformly septate, smooth to verruculose (adapted from Ellis 1971).