Helicascus Kohlm., Can. J. Bot. 47: 1471 (1969).

MycoBank number: MB 2255; Index Fungorum number: IF 2255; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08308; 11 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 11 species with molecular data

Type speciesHelicascus kanaloanus Kohlm., Can. J. Bot. 47: 1471 (1969).

Notes – Members of Helicascus have immersed ascomata with uni- or multi-locules, bitunicate asci and septate ascospores with or without a mucilaginous sheath (Kohlmeyer 1969, Luo et al. 2016, Jones et al. 2019a).