Kionochaeta P.M. Kirk & B. Sutton, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 85(4): 712 (1986)

MycoBank number: MB 11111; Index Fungorum number: IF 11111; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13064; 12 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 5 species with sequence data.

Type speciesKionochaeta ramifera (Matsush.) P.M. Kirk & B. Sutton

Notes – Species of Kionochaeta occur on decaying leaves and twigs in freshwater and terrestrial habitats (Crous et al. 1994b, Kuthubutheen et al. 1988, Goh & Hyde 1997, Yanna & Hyde 2002). Kionochaeta species are characterised by macronematous, mononematous, solitary conidiophores, densely clustered, monophialidic, ampulliform, and hyaline to pale yellow conidia aggregated into a slimy drop (Kirk & Sutton 1985, Goh & Hyde 1997, Okada et al. 1997).


  • Kionochaeta ramifera