Neofracchiaea Teng, Sinensia, Shanghai 9: 255 (1938)

MycoBank number: MB 3454; Index Fungorum number: IF 3454; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13560; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesNeofracchiaea callista (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Teng

NotesNeofracchiaea callista has multi-spored asci with ellipsoid ascospores (Teng 1938) and was treated as synonym of Nitschkia (Nannfeldt 1975). Mugambi & Huhndorf (2010) accepted it as a member of Scortechiniaceae based on multi-gene analysis.

Figure 228 Neofracchiaea callista (Material examined – USA, Maryland, Beltsville; on wood, October 1950, F. Petrak, PDD 54147). a Material label. b Specimen c Ascomata subimmersed in subiculum on substrate. d Collapsing ascoma. e Section through ascoma with quellkörper (arrowhead). f Peridium. g, h Asci. i Ascospores. Notes: figs. e, g-h are stained in Congo red reagent. Scale bars: c = 1 cm, d-e = 100 µm, f = 50 µm, g-i = 20 µm.


  • Neofracchiaea callista