Jafnea Korf, Nagaoa 7: 5 (1960)

MycoBank number: MB 2524; Index Fungorum number: IF 2524; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12610;

Saprobic on soil. Sexual morph: Apothecia scattered to gregarious, cupulate, villose, stipitate. Receptacle deep concave, receptacle surface gray brown to brown, covered brown hairs, margin conspicuous, entire. Hymenium whitish, brown to brownish. Stipitipellis composed of textura angularis, brown. Ectal excipulum composed of textura angularis, brown. Medullary excipulum composed of textura intricata, hyaline. Paraphyses filiform, exceeding the asci, brown, septate, apex enlarged slightly. Asci 8−spored, operculate, subcylindrical to cylindrical, inamyloid. Ascospores fusiform, uniseriate, hyaline, guttulate, with irregulate ornaments. Asexual morph: Unknown.

Type species: Jafnea fusicarpa (W.R. Gerard) Korf