Stanjehughesia aquatica J. Yang, Jian K. Liu & K.D. Hyde, sp. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 559856; Index Fungorum number: IF 559856; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12846;

Etymology: referring to the aquatic habitat of the fungus.

Holotype: HKAS 112612

Saprobic on submerged decaying wood in freshwater habitats. Asexual morph: Colonies on wood effuse, hairy, dark brown, scattered or in small groups, glistening. Mycelium mostly immersed, composed of septate, smooth, brown to hyaline hyphae. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, terminal, determinate, erect, solitary or caespitose, straight, cylindrical or lageniform, aseptate, smooth-walled, unbranched, dark brown, truncated at the apex, 6.8–12 × 2–3.6 µm ( = 9.2 × 2.7 µm, n = 20). Conidia acrogenous, solitary, rostrate, 11–15-euseptate, verrucose, olivecaous brown, pale brown to subhyaline at the apex of apical cells, 74–135 × 8–12.5 µm ( = 106 × 10 µm, n = 30), guttulate, rounded at the apex and truncated at the base. Sexual morph: Undetermined.