Ohleriaceae Jaklitsch & Voglmayr, Stud. Mycol. 85: 49 (2016).

MycoBank number: MB 817828; Index Fungorum number: IF 817828; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08319, 9 species.

Saprobic on wood or black crusts. Sexual morph: Ascomata superficial or erumpent at the base, globose to subconical, papillate, ostiolate, black.  Peridium pseudoparenchymatous, dark. Hamathecium comprising trabeculate pseudoparaphyses. Asci 8-spored, bitunicate, fissitunicate, cylindrical. Ascospores 1-seriate to overlapping, fusoid to narrowly ellipsoid, ellipsoid, brown, 3- septate, disarticulatng into two parts. Asexual morph: Coelomycetous. syanamorphs possibly monodictys-like. (adapted from Jaklitsch & Voglmayr 2016).

TypeOhleria Fuckel.

Notes – Phylogenetic analyses in Jaklitsch & Voglmayr (2016) indicated that Ohleriaceae based on Ohleria modesta, is closely related to Hobusis as a separate family and has no affinity to other families with stong backbone support. Ohleriaceae comprises a monotypic genus. DNA based sequence data for this family is lacking.