Fuscosporella J. Yang, J. Bhat & K.D. Hyde, gen. nov., Index Fungorum number: IF552289

Etymology: “Fusca” meaning brown, referring to the dark brown conidia.

Saprobic on twigs from freshwater habitats. Sexual morph Undetermined. Asexual morph Colonies on natural substrate sporodochial, scattered, black. Mycelium partly immersed, partly superficial, composed of septate, hyaline hyphae. Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, branched, hyaline or colourless, smooth-walled. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, holoblastic, integrated, terminal, globose, subglobose, ellipsoidal or clavate, hyaline. Conidia acrogenous, obovate to obpyriform, with a septum near the base, smooth, brown to dark brown; basal cell pale brown, trapeziform or triangular.

Type species: Fuscosporella pyriformis J. Yang, J. Bhat & K.D. Hyde 2016