Perusta Egidi & Stielow, in Crous et al., Fungal Systematics and Evolution 3: 130 (2019)

Index Fungorum number: IF 829420; MycoBank number: MB 829420; Facesoffungi number: FoF 15666

SynonymPerusta Egidi & Stielow, Fungal Diversity 65: 155. 2014. Nom. inval., Art. 40.7 (Shenzhen).

Etymology – Named after the not uniformly burnt-like colour of the colony.

Colonies black in reverse, greyish in obverse, not uniform in color, compact, hard, with irregular margins. Hyphae dark brown, septate, finely guttulate, with thick walls, consisting of round and chained cells with lateral germination. Conidiophores semi-macronematous, conidiogenous cells intercalary. Conidia catenate.

Type speciesPerusta inaequalis Egidi & Stielow.