Piedraia Fonseca & Leão, Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 21 (suppl. 4): 125 (1928).

MycoBank number: MB 4098; Index Fungorum number: IF 4098; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06139; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with molecular data.

Type speciesPiedraia hortae Fonseca & Leão.

Notes – The genus causes disease of human hair. Two species are accepted P. hortae and P. quintailhae. Piedraia quintanilhae differs from P. hortae in having ascospores without appendages. Piedraia is also commonly found in soil, stagnant water and crops as dematiaceous filamentous fungi.