Escovopsioides H.C. Evans & J.O. Augustin, PLoS ONE 7(12): e51392, 6 (2012)

MycoBank number: MB 800474; Index Fungorum number: IF 800474; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13215; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesEscovopsioides nivea H.C. Evans & J.O. Augustin

Notes – Augustin et al. (2013) introduced the monotypic genus Escovopsioides based on mycoparasitic species E. nivea isolated from of leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex subterraneus subterraneus. The genus is characterized by conidiophores with terminal and intercalary, globose vesicles and phialides produced on vesicles and, hyaline conidia occuring in long chains (Augustin et al. 2013). No sexual morph is linked to this genus.


  • Escovopsioides nivea