Rhinocladiella Nannf., in Melin & Nannfeldt, Svensk Skogsvårdsförening Tidskr. 3-4: 461 (1934)
MycoBank number: MB 9720; Index Fungorum number: IF 9720; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10382; 17 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2021), 10 species with molecular data.
Saprobic, pathogenic on a diverse variety of plants, organs of humans. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: hyphomycetous. Vegetative hyphae branched, pale olivaceous brown, septate, smooth-walled. Conidiophores absent or present, usually poorly differentiated from the vegetative hyphae, semimacronematous to macronematous, solitary, erect, branched or unbranched, subcylindrical, hyaline to brown, septate. Conidiogenous cells sympodial, with prominent denticles, terminal, cylindrical, pale olivaceous brown, septate. Conidia obovoid, ellipsoidal, subcylindrical to narrowly clavate, pale olivaceous to brown, aseptate, with an obtuse apex and a truncate base, with an inconspicuous conidial scar, smooth-walled. Chlamydospores absent or present. Yeast-like budding cells integrated, terminal, subcylindrical, pale brown, usually present in culture.
Type species: Rhinocladiella atrovirens Nannf., in Melin & Nannfeldt, Svensk Skogsvårdsförening Tidskr. 3-4: 461 (1934)