Physalospora Niessl, Verh. nat. Ver. Brünn 14: 170 (1876)

MycoBank number: MB 4079; Index Fungorum number: IF 4079; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06453; 132 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 3 species and 5 unnamed species with sequence data.

Type speciesPhysalospora alpestris Niessl

NotesPhysalospora species have solitary, immersed, clypeate, black ascomata, cylindrical asci, and hyaline, fusiform ascospores, sometimes becoming pale brown at maturity and with or without a mucilaginous sheath (Wang & Hyde 1999, Sivanesan & Shivas 2002).


  • Physalospora alpestris