Neospadicoides Z.L. Luo, K.D. Hyde & H.Y. Su, Fungal Divers. 99: 513 (2019)

MycoBank number: MB 555652; Index Fungorum number: IF 555652; Facesoffungi number: FoF 05425; 3 species with sequence data.

Type speciesNeospadicoides lignicola Z.L. Luo, K.D. Hyde & H.Y. Su

NotesNeospadicoides was introduced by Luo et al. (2019) to accommodate N. aquatica, N. lignicola and N. yunnanensis based on morphology and phylogeny. All Neospadicoides species are reported from freshwater habitats in Yunnan Province, China. The genus is characterized by macronematous, mononematous, unbranched, cylindrical, brown, septate conidiophores, polytretic, terminal conidiogenous cells, and fusiform or obovoid, septate conidia (Luo et al. 2019). The sexual morph of this genus is undetermined.

Figure 264 Lentomitella unipretoriae (Material examined – SOUTH AFRICA, Kogelberg Nature Reserve Western Cape, on dead twigs of Protea lepidocarpodendrom, 3 November 2000, S. Marincowitz, PREM 59518, holotype). a Herbarium packet and material. b, c Ascoma on the host. d Peridium. e, f Asci. g-j Ascospores. Scale bars: d = 50 μm, e-g = 10 μm, h-j = 5 μm.