Gaeumannomyces von Arx & D.L. Olivier, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 35: 32 (1952)

MycoBank number: MB 2026; Index Fungorum number: IF 2026; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10238; 20 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 12 species with sequence data.

Type speciesGaeumannomyces graminis (Sacc.) von Arx & D.L. Olivier

Notes –The sexual morph of this genus is characterized by globose or pyriform and immersed ascomata with a conical to cylindrical neck, and fusiform, hyaline, multiseptate ascospores. Asexual morphs are characterised by phialidic conidiogenous cells with refractive collarettes and lunate or phialophora-like conidia.


  • Gaeumannomyces graminis