Lecythothecium Réblová & Winka, Mycologia 93(3): 481 (2001)

MycoBank number: MB 28485; Index Fungorum number: IF 28485; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13065; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesLecythothecium duriligni Réblová & Winka

NotesLecythothecium is a monotypic genus typified by L. duriligni, which was collected from decaying wood of Quercus sp. (Réblová & Winka 2001). Ths genus is characterised by immersed, flask-shaped ascomata, 8-spored, cylindrical asci with a refractive, J-, apical ring and ellipsoidal to fusiform transversely septate, versicolorous ascospores (Réblová & Winka 2001). The asexual morph is hyphomycetous with macronematous, mononematous, unbranched conidiophores, proliferating percurrently and holoblastic, cylindrical to clavate or obclavate, 5–11-pseudoseptate, dark brown to reddish brown conidia (Réblová & Winka 2001).


  • Lecythothecium duriligni