Similitrichoconis R.F. Castañeda, M. Vera & D. Sosa, gen. nov.

Index Fungorum number: MB 833730; Facesoffungi number: FoF

Differs from Trichoconis by its monoblastic terminal determinate conidiogenous cells and schizolytic conidial secession.

Type Species: Similitrichoconis wongii R.F. Castañeda & al.

Etymology: Simili– (Latin) meaning like, resembling, similar + –trichoconis (Latin) referring to the genus Trichoconis.

Colonies on the natural substrate effuse. Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, unbranched, hyaline. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, terminal, determinate, clear to translucent. Conidial secession schizolytic. Conidia solitary, acrogenous, obclavate to long fusiform, euseptate, phragmosporic, hyaline.