Setosynnema D.E. Shaw & B. Sutton, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 91: 33 (1985).
MycoBank number: MB 9328; Index Fungorum number: IF 9328; Facesoffungi number: FoF 07569; – 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with molecular data.
Type species: Setosynnema isthmosporum D.E. Shaw & B. Sutton, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 91(1–2): 34 (1985).
Notes: Setosynnema is charactered by synnematous conidiomata, filiform conidia with an isthmus at the central septum (Shaw and Sutton 1985). The genus was introduced as a genus incertae sedis and reported as aquatic fungi (Bai et al. 2013; Rajeshkumar 2014; Guo et al. 2019). Guo et al. (2019) accepted Setosynnema as a member of Wiesneriomycetaceae based on phylogenetic and morphological evidence.