Moringomyces Crous, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 837855; Index Fungorum number: IF 837855; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11104;

Etymology: Name refers to the host genus Moringa from which it was isolated.

Classification:Saccotheciaceae, Dothideales, Dothideomycetes.

Mycelium consisting of hyaline, smooth, septate, branched, hyphae. Hyphal cells becoming swollen, brown, roughened, forming intercalary chains of chlamydospores enclosed in mucoid sheath, initially transversely septate, becoming muriformly septate, becoming swollen, eventually forming microsclerotia.

Type species: Moringomyces phantasmae Crous.