Parateichospora Crous, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 839541; Index Fungorum number: IF 839541; Facesoffungi number: FoF;

Etymology:  Name refers to its close relationship to Teichospora.

Classification:Teichosporaceae, Pleosporales, Dothideomycetes.

Conidiomata pycnidial, solitary to aggregated, brown, globose, ostiolate, with or without long neck; wall of 6 – 8 layers of hyaline to pale brown textura angularis. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells lining inner cavity, hyaline, smooth, ampulliform, proliferating percurrently at apex. Conidia solitary, aseptate, hyaline, smooth, guttulate, becoming brown with age, ellipsoid, apex subobtuse, tapering to truncate hilum.

Type species: Parateichospora phoenicicola Crous .