Minutisphaera Shearer, A.N. Mill. & A. Ferrer, Mycologia 103(2): 415 (2011).

MycoBank number: MB 518355; Index Fungorum number: IF 518355; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08067; 5 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 5 species with molecular data.

Type species: Minutisphaera fimbriatispora Shearer, A.N. Mill. & A. Ferrer.

Notes: Minutisphaera, typified by M. fimbriatispora was described from submerged wood in freshwater habitats in the USA (Ferrer et al. 2011). Subsequently, M. japonica was described in Japan (Raja et al. 2013), and M. aspera and M. parafimbriatispora in the USA (Raja et al. 2015). The members of this genus are only known by their sexual morphs and no asexual morph has been reported.