Polycephalomyces Kobayasi, Sci. Rep. Tokyo Bunrika Daig., Sect. B 5: 245 (1941)

MycoBank number: MB 9494; Index Fungorum number: IF 9494; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03811;

Parasites on and pathogens of insects, Ophiocordyceps sp. and myxomycetes. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Hyphomycete. Synnemata stipitate, observed on the surface of host or pure culture, single to numerous, branched or unbranched, light colored, Conidiophores branched or unbranched, divergent. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, hyaline. Phialides 1–4 arising from conidiophores, intercalary and terminal. Conidia monomorphic, oblong to cylindrical, hyaline, smooth, 1-celled (Adapted from Polycephalomyces formosus and Polycephalomyces albiramus).

Type species: Polycephalomyces formosus Kobayasi, Sci. Rep. Tokyo Bunrika Daig., Sect. B 5: 245 (1941)