Lyrommataceae Lücking, Fl. Neotrop., Monogr. 103: 184 (2008)

MycoBank number: MB 538320; Index Fungorum number: IF 538320; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10387;

Thallus foliicolous, crustose. Photobiont trentepohlioid. Sexual morph: Ascomata perithecioid, globose to shortly barrel-shaped, sessile, setose. Excipulum thin-walled, composed of several layers of dark brown, irregular hyphae. Involucrellum absent. Hamathecium comprising unbranched paraphyses in young ascomata, but in mature ascomata often aparaphysate, I-, KI-. Asci 8-spored, fissitunicate, obclavate to saccate, I-, Kl-. Ascospores hyaline, septate. Asexual morph: Conidiomata pycnidia, sessile, elongate, barrel-shaped to ellipsoid, setose or glabrous. Wall of conidiomata comprising a thin layer of distinctly parallel hyphae, dark brown. Conidiophores filamentous, unbranched, septate. Conidiogeneous cells acropleurogenous, holoblastic, with the lateral formation of conidia. Conidia filiform, hyaline, aseptate (Lücking 2008).

Type: Lyromma Bat. & H. Maia