HeteromicrosphaeropsisM. Mehrabi, K.D. Hyde & Jayaward., in Artand, Mehrabi-Koushki, Tabein, Hyde & Jayawardena, Mycosphere43(7): 164 (2022)

Index Fungorum number: IF 841486; MycoBank number: MB 841486; Facesoffungi number: FoF 15899

Etymology — The name refers to Microsphaeropsis, which is morphologically similar but phylogenetically different.

Description – Asexual morph: Conidiomata pycnidial, immersed or erumpent, globose to subglobose, solitary or confluent, uni- to bi-loculate, ostiolate. Pycnidial wall of light to dark brown textura angularis. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, hyaline, cylindrical, discrete or integrated. Conidia thin- and smooth-walled, hyaline to yellowish brown, aseptate, obovoid to ellipsoidal, straight, and sometimes guttulate.

Type species — Heteromicrosphaeropsis ononidicola (Thambug., Camporesi & K.D.Hyde) M.Mehrabi-Koushki, K.D.Hyde & Jayaward.