Neosorocybe Crous & Akulov, gen. nov.

Index Fungorum number: MB 835092; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Etymology: Name refers to the fact that it is allied to Sorocybe.

Conidiomata synnematous, consisting of conidiophores that are brown, smooth, multiseptate, branched, subcylindrical. Conidiogenous cells integrated on conidiophores, terminal and intercalary, giving rise to branched conidial chains via sympodial proliferation; hila truncate, not thickened nor darkened. Conidia subcylindrical, medium brown, smooth, guttulate, septate, forming branched chains of disarticulating conidia; hila not thickened nor darkened.

Type species: Neosorocybe pini Crous & Akulov