Sterigmatobotrys Oudem., Ned. kruidk. Archf, 2 sér. 4: 548 (1886)

MycoBank number: MB 10090; Index Fungorum number: IF 10090; Facesoffungi number: FoF 05527; 4 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 3 species with sequence data.

Type speciesSterigmatobotrys elatus (Sacc.) Oudem.

Notes – The genus is characterised by penicillately branched, brown conidiophores, sympodial conidiogenous cells without scars or denticles and septate, hyaline or brown, slimy conidia (Seifert et al. 2011). It differs from other genera in the family by its penicillately branched conidiophores. Réblová & Seifert (2011) reported that the sexual morph of S. macrocarpa is similar to species in Carpoligna and Chaetosphaeria.


  • Sterigmatobotrys elatus