Echinusitheca Y. Marín, Stchigel, Dania García, Guarro, A.N. Mill. & Cano, MycoKeys 44: 91 (2018)
Index Fungorum number: IF812084; 1 species with sequence data.
Type species – Echinusitheca citrispora Y. Marín, Stchigel, Dania García, Guarro, A.N. Mill. & Cano
Notes – Echinusitheca was introduced to accommodate a single species E. citrispora, isolated from forest soil in North Carolina, USA. The genus is characterised by strongly setose, dark ascomata lacking ostioles with and unicellular, ellipsoidal ascospores with a depressed germ pore at each end. The asexual morph of the genus is undetermined (Marin-Felix et al. 2018).