Myrmecridium splendidum L.L Liu, J. Yang & Z.Y. Liu, sp. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 559767; Index Fungorum number: IF 559767; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12829;

Etymology: referring to the glistening colony on nature substrates.

Holotype: GZAAS 20-0444

Saprobic on decaying, submerged wood in freshwater habitats. Asexual morph: Colonies on natural substrate effuse, consisting of individual or fascicular, conidiophores scattered over the substrate surface, yellowish. Mycelium immersed and superficial, superficial hyphae pale brown, septate, cylindrical. Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, reddish brown, slightly paler towards the apex, solitary or in small groups, 7–9-septate, erect, straight, unbranched, granulate, cylindrical, 125–270 × 3–6 μm (= 170 × 4.5 μm, n = 15), truncate at the apex. Conidiogenous cells holoblastic, integrated, terminal, determinate, pale brown, cylindrical. Conidia acropleurogenous, solitary, subhyaline to pale brown, obovoid to fusiform, straight, 2–3-septate, finely verrucose, 14–24 × 3.8–5.5 μm (= 18.5 × 5 μm, n = 30). Sexual morph: Undetermined.