Ramopenidiella Crous & R.G. Shivas, in Crous et al., Persoonia 32: 207 (2014)

Index Fungorum number: IF 808899; MycoBank number: MB 808899; Facesoffungi number: FoF 07033

Etymology – Named after its conspicuous ramoconidia and morphological similarity to Penidiella.

Mycelium consisting of branched, septate, smooth, pale brown hyphae. Conidiophores dimorphic. Microconidiophores erect, brown, smooth, subcylindrical, reduced to conidiogenous cells. Macroconidiophores erect, brown, smooth, thick-walled, flexuous, unbranched, subcylindrical, septate; base arising from hyphae, lacking rhizoids. Conidiogenous cells integrated, terminal, brown, smooth, subcylindrical, containing several truncate, apical loci that are subdenticulate, and give rise to several ramoconidia. Primary ramoconidia brown, smooth, fusoid-ellipsoid, aseptate, constricted at base. Secondary ramoconidia pale brown, smooth, fusoid-ellipsoid, aseptate. Intercalary and terminal conidia pale brown, smooth, fusoid, ellipsoid, aseptate; hila somewhat thickened and darkened.

Type species Ramopenidiella cycadicola.