Palmeiromyces D.R.S. Pereira & A.J.L. Phillips, Phytopath. Mediterr. 59(2): 360 (2020)

Index Fungorum number: IF834638; Facesoffungi number: FoF11393

Etymology: Named for the Portuguese word for palms (palmeiras), the host on which it was found.

Type species: Palmeiromyces chamaeropicola 

Ascomata pseudothecial, amphigenous, subepidermal, immersed to erumpent, scattered or clustered, globose to subglobose, dark-brown, ostiolate. Ostiole circular, aperiphysate. Peridium thin-walled, composed of cells forming a textura angularis, outer layer composed of thick-walled, dark-brown to brown cells, inner layers composed of thin-walled, hyaline cells. Pseudoparaphyses absent. Asci bitunicate, fissitunicate, pyriform to obovoid, with well-developed ocular chamber, smooth- walled, hyaline, 8-spored. Ascospores biseriate, hyaline, broadly ellipsoidal to subcylindrical, with rounded ends, smooth- and thin-walled, medianly 1-septate, not constricted at the septum.