Lunasporangiospora Vandepol & Bonito, gen. nov.

Index Fungorum number: MB 833611; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Etymology: luna- (crescent) refers to the lunate sporan- giospores unique to the two species in this genus.

Description: Sporangiospores are smooth and characteris- tically lunate. Chlamydospores are terminal and scarce in L. selenospora and absent in L. chienii. Mating and zygospores are unknown in both species.

Habitat: Isolates of this genus have been reported from mushroom compost and forest soil from North America, Europe, and Asia.

Type species: Lunasporangiospora chienii (P.M. Kirk) Vandepol & Bonito