Nothomicrosphaeropsis Crous, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 839298; Index Fungorum number: IF 839298; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11519;

Etymology: Named after its morphological similarity to Microsphaeropsis.

Conidiomata pycnidial, solitary, erumpent, brown, papillate with central ostiole; wall of 3–6 layers of brown textura angularis. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells lining the inner cavity, ampulliform to doliiform, hyaline, smooth. Conidia solitary, hyaline, smooth, aseptate, granular, subcylindrical, apex obtuse, base bluntly rounded, straight to slightly curved, becoming pale brown with age.

Type species: Nothomicrosphaeropsis welwitschiae Crous