Muriseptatomyces Crous, in Crous et al., Persoonia 50: 183 (2023)

Index Fungorum Number: IF 848067; MycoBank Number: MB 848067; Facesoffungi Number: FoF 16087

Etymology – Name refers to its muriformly septate ascospores.

Ascomata immersed, becoming erumpent, subglobose, brown with long neck, and central ostiole, surrounded by brown, septate setae; a wall of 3–6 layers of brown textura angularis. Hamathecium composed of numerous filiform, septate, branched, hyphae-like pseudoparaphyses. Asci 8-spored, bitunicate, fissitunicate, cylindrical-clavate, pedicellate. Ascospores 1–2-seriate, fusoid with subobtuse ends, golden brown, muriformly septate, constricted at septa, third cell from the apex swollen, straight to slightly curved, verruculose, guttulate, thick-walled, surrounded by a gelatinous sheath.

Type species – Muriseptatomyces restionacearum Crous


  • Muriseptatomyces restionacearum