Sporormia De Not., Micr. Ital. Novi 5: 10 (1845).

Hormospora De Not., G. bot. ital. 2(1): 46 (1844).

MycoBank number: MB 5169; Index Fungorum number: IF 5169; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06569; 28 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 3 species with molecular data.

Type speciesSporormia fimetaria (Rabenh) De Not., Micr. Ital. Novi 5; 10 (1845).

Sphaeria fimetaria Rabenh., Klotzschii Herb. Viv. Mycol., Edn 1: no. 1733 (1845).

NotesSporormia is coprophilous on dung of several animals in terrestrial habitats (Ahmed & Asad 1986, Barr 2000, Kruys & Wedin 2009, Zhang et al. 2012b, Gonzalez-Menendez et al. 2017). Sporormia fimetaria is characterized by black, papillate ascomata, thin peridium, with 16– 20-celled ascospores, easily separating into part spores and lacking germ slits (Zhang et al. 2012b). Asexual morph characters of Sporormia is not verified.


  • Sporormia fimetaria