Natipusilla A. Ferrer, A.N. Mill. & Shearer, Mycologia 103(2): 417 (2011).

MycoBank number: MB 518365; Index Fungorum number: IF 518365; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08112; 4 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 4 species with molecular data.

Type species: Natipusilla decorospora A. Ferrer, A.N. Mill. & Shearer.

Notes: Species of Natipusilla have small ascomata, none to few pseudoparaphyses, globose asci and mostly one-septate ascospores (Ferrer et al. 2011; Raja et al. 2012). There are four species accepted in this genus. We were unable to obtain a fresh collection of species in this family, so a drawing is provided (Fig. 59).

Fig. 59 Morphology of Natipusilla spp. (a–d = redrawn of Natipusilla decorospora from holotype AF236-1; e, f = redrawn of N. limonensis from holotype AF286-1). a Ascomata. b, e Asci. c, d, f Ascospores. Scale bars: a–f = 10 µm


  • Natipusilla decorospora