Mycoleptodiscus Ostaz., Mycologia 59(6): 970 (1968)

Mycobank number: MB 9029; Index Fungorum number: IF 9029; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08094; 19 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 5 species with sequence data.

Type speciesMycoleptodiscus terrestris (Gerd.) Ostaz.

Notes – The genus has superficial, sporodochial conidiomata, one cell thick, mostly thick- walled, dark brown conidiogenous cells with a prominent circular aperture in the upper wall, hyaline conidia with cylindrical to fusiform shaped, and 0–2-septa, sometimes bearing an apical and/or basal cellular unbranched filiform appendage (Katsuhiko 1996). Mycoleptodiscus endophyticus was described as an endophyte in leaves of Freycinetia sp. (Tibpromma et al. 2018).


  • Mycoleptodiscus terrestris