Lineolataceae Crous, Spatafora, Haridas & Grigoriev, fam. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 831893; Index Fungorum number: IF 831893; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Etymology: Name reflects the genus Lineolata.

Ascomata obpyriform, immersed to superficial, ostiolate, papillate, subcarbonaceous to subcoriaceous, periphysate, and dark brown to black, pseudoparaphyses trabeculate, in a gelatinous matrix. Asci 8-spored, cylindrical, short pedunculate, non-amyloid, with multi-layered refractive ring, fissitunicate. Ascospores uniseriate, 1-septate, ellipsoidal, brown with surface sculpturing (adapted from Kohlmeyer & Volkmann-Kohlmeyer 1990).

Type genus: Lineolata Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm., Mycol. Res. 94: 687. 1990.

Type species: Lineolata rhizophorae (Kohlm. & E. Kohlm.) Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm., Mycol. Res. 94: 688. 1990.


  • Lineolata


  • Lineolata rhizophorae