Dematiohelicoma Y.Z. Lu, J.C. Kang & K.D. Hyde, Fungal Diversity 92: 157 (2018).

Index Fungorum number: IF 554821; Facesoffungi number: FoF 04700; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with molecular data.

Type species: Dematiohelicoma pulchrum (R.F. Castañeda & Guarro) Y.Z. Lu & K.D. Hyde, Fungal Diversity 92: 158 (2018).

Helicoma pulchrum R.F. Castañeda & Guarro [as ‘pulchra’], in Castañeda Ruíz, Kendrick, Guarro & Mayayo, Mycol. Res. 102(1): 58 (1998).

Notes: Dematiohelicoma was introduced based on morphological and phylogenetic analyses. The conidia of Dematiohelicoma are characterized by hyaline or subhyaline basal cells, tapering gradually towards a truncated base, while the remaining cells are reddish brown, and their conidial septa are dark brown and obviously darker than the adjacent parts (Lu et al. 2018b).


  • Dematiohelicoma pulchrum