Pochonia Bat. & O.M. Fonseca, Publicações Inst. Micol. Recife 462: 4 (1965)

MycoBank number: MB 9479; Index Fungorum number: IF 9479; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13104; 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with sequence data.

Type speciesPochonia humicola Bat. & O.M. Fonseca

Notes – The sexual morph of this genus is metacordyceps-like (Zare & Gams 2007). The genus infects nematodes and produces mostly prostrate, rarely erect conidiophores, verticillate or solitary, aculeate phialides, subglobose, ellipsoidal to rod-shaped conidia and dictyochlamydospores (Batista & Fonsêca 1965).