Tylocliostomum van den Boom & Magain

Index Fungorum number: MB 834079; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13337

Diagnosis: Distinguished from Tylothallia by having Catillaria-type asci, simple paraphyses, lack of gel-coated hyphae in excipulum, and from Cliostomum by the prosoplectenchym cells in the excipulum, Catillaria-type asci, lack of pycnidia and the lack of chemical compounds.

Generic type: Tylocliostomum viridifarinosum van den Boom & Magain.

Etymology: The new genus is named after the phylogenetic relationship with the genus Tylothallia and the similarity in habitus to Cliostomum species such as C. griffithii.