Juncomyces Crous, gen. nov.

Index Fungorum number: MB 835403; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11159

Etymology: Name refers to the host genus Juncus from which it was isolated.

ClassificationMycosphaerellaceae, Mycosphaerellales, Dothideomycetes.

Mycelium consisting of brown, smooth to warty, septate, branch- ed. Conidiophores solitary, subcylindrical, mostly unbranched, erect, thick-walled, brown, verruculose, warty, multiseptate, rarely forming from a brown stroma, with a few fasciculate coni- diophores. Conidiogenous cells integrated, terminal, straight to geniculate-sinuous, proliferating sympodially with several apical loci, flattened, thickened, darkened, and refractive. Conidia solitary, acicular to slightly obclavate, mostly thick-walled, ver- ruculose, guttulate, apex subobtuse, base truncate, thickened, darkened and refractive, septate.

Type species: Juncomyces californiensis Crous.