Phialoseptomonium Crous & Carnegie, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 830829; Index Fungorum number: IF 830829; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Etymology. Phialo = phialides, septo = conidial septa, and –monium – from Acremonium.

ClassificationNectriaceae, Hypocreales, Sordariomy­ cetes.

Mycelium consisting of hyaline, smooth, branched, septate hyphae. Conidiophores erect, straight to flexuous, arising directly from hyphae or from a basal stalk, subcylindrical, septate, giving rise to a rosette of conidiophores. Conidiophores erect, flexuous, subcylindrical with apical taper, hyaline but base at times appearing greenish olivaceous, septate. Conidiogenous cells apical, integrated, subcylindrical, phialidic with minute non- flared collarette. Conidia solitary, aggregating in mucoid mass, hyaline, smooth, granular, fusoid, straight, medianly 1-septate, apex obtuse, base truncate.

Type species. Phialoseptomonium eucalypti Crous & Carnegie.