Libertasomyces Crous & Roets, in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 375 (2016b).

MycoBank number: MB 817046; Index Fungorum number: IF 817046; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08264; 4 morphological species (Species Fungnorum 2020), 4 species with molecular data.

Type speciesLibertasomyces myopori Crous & Roets, in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 375 (2016).

Notes – The type of Libertasomyces was collected on twigs of Myoporum serratum in Western Cape Province, South Africa (Crous et al. 2016b). The genuns is characterized by erumpent, dark brown conidiomata, with conidiogenous cells lining the inner cavity, hyaline, smooth, ampulliform to doliiform, phialidic with prominent periclinal thickening, and hyaline, granular, ellipsoid, aseptate (muriformly in L. quercus) conidia, with an obtuse apex (Crous et al. 2016b). ITS and LSU sequence data are available for this genus.


  • Libertasomyces myopori