Cryptoclypeus A. Hashim. & Kaz. Tanaka, Persoonia 39: 63 (2017).

MycoBank number: MB 819245; Index Fungorum number: IF 819245; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08288; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with molecular data.

Type speciesCryptoclypeus ryukyuensis A. Hashim. & Kaz. Tanaka., Persoonia 39: 63 (2017).

Notes – The genus typified by C. ryukyuensis was identified as a saprobe on dead twigs of bamboo. Only two species of Cryptoclypeus are recorded in Index Fungorum, C. ryukyuensis and C. oxysporus and both show similar morphologies in ascomata having less developed clypeus and peridium having rectangular cells.


  • Cryptoclypeus ryukyuensis