Neodigitodesmium W.H. Tian & Maharachch., in Tian, Chen & Maharachchikumbura, Phytotaxa 559(2): 179 (2022)

Index Fungorum number: IF 844432; MycoBank number: MB 844432; Facesoffungi number: FoF 15894

Etymology – Named after its morphological similarity to Digitodesmium

Saprobic on submerged decayed wood in aquatic habitats. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Hyphomycetous. Conidiomata sporodochial on natural substrate, superficial, compact, dark brown to black, with base attached on surface of substrate. Conidiophores semi-macronmatous, micronematous, reduced to conidiogenous cell. Conidiogenous cells holoblastic, pale hyaline to brown at the base of the spore. Conidia solitary, dictyosporous, conical shaped, cheiroid, not complanate, with a hyaline basal connecting cell, brown, subhyaline at the tip of peripheral rows.

Type species – Neodigitodesmium cheirosporum W. H. Tian & Maharachch. sp. nov.