Menisporopsis S. Hughes, Mycol. Pap. 48: 59 (1952)

MycoBank number: MB 8904; Index Fungorum number: IF 8904; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06715; 11 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 3 species with sequence data.

Type speciesMenisporopsis theobromae S. Hughes

Notes– Species of this hyphomycetous genus occur on decaying wood and leaf litter (Hughes & Kendrick 1968, Ruiz et al. 2001). The genus is characterised by synnematous conidiophores with a central, simple, subulate, tall seta, phialidic conidiogenous cells and appendaged conidia aggregated into a slimy mass (Ellis 1971, Tsui et al. 1999).


  • Menisporopsis theobromae