Mycogone Link, Mag. Gesell. naturf. Freunde, Berlin 3(1–2): 18 (1809)

MycoBank number: MB 9026; Index Fungorum number: IF 9026; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10849; 28 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with sequence data.

Type speciesMycogone rosea Link

NotesMycogone species are fungicolous parasites of mushrooms (Agaricales) (Veihmeyer 1914). The genus is characterized by monoblastic, branched or verticillate conidiophores; hyaline, aseptate or rarely 2–3 septate phialoconidia and 1-septate aleurioconidia (Gray & Morgan-Jones 1980, Gams 1983). No sexual morph is linked to this genus.


  • Mycogone rosea