Paradictyoarthrinium Matsush., Matsush. Mycol. Mem. 9: 18 (1996).

MycoBank number: MB 27676; Index Fungorum number: IF 27676; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00315; 4 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 4 species with molecular data.

Type speciesParadictyoarthrinium diffractum Matsush., Matsush., Matsush. Mycol. Mem. 9: 18 (1996).

NotesParadictyoarthrinium comprises four species P. aquatica, P. diffractum, P. hydei and P. tectonicola (Index Fungorum 2020). Paradictyoarthrinium species have been reported in both terrestrial and aquatic habitats from decaying wood in freshwater, dead twig in stream, dead decaying spathe of Cocos nucifera, dead stumps and dead stem of Tectona grandis. They are known in China, India, Thailand and South Africa (Matsushima 1996, Prabhugaonkar & Bhat 2011, Liu et al. 2015, 2018a, Doilom et al. 2017).