Phragmocephala E.W. Mason & S. Hughes, Naturalist (Hull), ser. 3, 1951: 97 (1951)

MycoBank number: MB 9367; Index Fungorum number: IF 9367; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00783; 9 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 4 species with sequence data.

Type speciesPhragmocephala cookei E.W. Mason & S. Hughes

Notes – See the notes for Pleurotheciaceae. The genus is characterised by mononematous or synnematous, unbranched, brown, percurrent conidiophores, monoblastic or solitary thallic, brown conidiogenous cells and brown conidia with dark bands around septa (Seifert et al. 2011).


  • Phragmocephala cookei

  • Phragmocephala elliptica