Eriosphaeria Sacc., Atti Soc. Veneto-Trent. Sci. Nat., Padova, Sér. 4 4: 86 (1875)
MycoBank number: MB 1892; Index Fungorum number: IF 1892; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06610; 23 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020).
Type species – Eriosphaeria vermicularia (Nees) Sacc.
Notes – Eriosphaeria was introduced by Saccardo (1875a). The genus is characterized by superficial, setose ascomata and 1-septate, oval ascospores (Réblová 1997). Fresh collections are required to solve the natural classification of Eriosphaeria.