Omania Maharachch., Wanas. & Al‑Sadi, gen. nov.
MycoBank number: MB 837553; Index Fungorum number: IF 837553; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09482;
Etymology: The genus was named after the country where the fungus was collected, Oman.
Saprobic on decaying mangrove roots submerged in marine habitats. Sexual morph: Not observed. Asexual morph: Colonies on the PDA superficial to erumpent, dark brown to grey. Mycelium immersed and superficial. Conidiophores arising from basal cells, septate, branched, cylindrical, hyaline, forming conidia laterally and terminally; conidiophores frequently aggregated into brown stroma. Conidiogenous cells holoblastic, integrated, determinate, ampulliform to subcylindrical, smooth to finely verruculose. Conidia hyaline at immaturity, dark olivaceous-brown at maturity, smooth to verruculose, guttulate, globose to sub- globose, thick-walled, mostly solitary, rarely in short chains.
Type: Omania hydei Maharachch., Wanas. & Al-Sadi.