Sporormiaceae Munk, Dansk bot. Ark. 17(no. 1): 450 (1957)

Index Fungorum number: IF81414;

Sporormiaceae typified by Sporormia, was established by Munk (1957). It includes nine genera: Chaetopreussia, Forliomyces, Neomassarina, Pleophragmia, Preussia, Sparticola, Sporormia, Sporormurispora and Westerdykella. Sporormiaceae are saprobes on dung, plant debris, soil, wood and in some cases endophytic (Hausmann et al. 2002, Burney et al. 2003, van Geel et al. 2003, Kruys & Wedin 2009, Gonzalez-Menendez et al. 2017).