Neokirramyces Crous, gen. nov.

MycoBank  number: MB 832869; Index Fungorum number: IF 832869; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11172;

Etymology. Name reflects its morphological similarity to Kirramyces.

ClassificationMycosphaerellaceae, Capnodiales, Dothideomycetes.

Conidiomata amphigenous, pycnidial, immersed, globose, brown; wall of 3 – 6 layers of brown textura angularis. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells lining the inner cavity, brown, smooth to finely verruculose, ampulliform to subcylindrical, proliferating percurrently near apex. Conidia solitary, subcylindrical, prominently curved, guttulate, medium brown, smooth, euseptate, apex subobtuse, tapering in basal cell to a truncate hilum.

Type species. Neokirramyces syzygii Crous.