Tzeananiaceae H.A. Ariyaw., A.J.L. Phillips & Chuang, MycoKeys 37: 8 (2018).
MycoBank number: MB 825566; Index Fungorum number: IF 825566; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08385, 1 species.
Developing on a fruiting body of Ophiocordyceps macroacicularis. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Conidiomata pycnidial, solitary or aggregated, erumpent, globose, dark brown to black. Conidiomatal wall composed of textura angularis cells. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, hyaline, smooth-walled, ampulliform. Conidia cylindrical, hyaline, with guttulate. (adapted from Ariyawansa et al. 2018b).
Type – Tzeanania H.A. Ariyaw., A.J.L. Phillips & Chuang.
Notes – Tzeananiaceae was established by Ariyawansa et al. (2018b) to accommodate the single genus Tzeanania. Phylogenetic analyses indicated that two strains of Tzeanania formed a distinct clade within Pleosporales (Ariyawansa et al. 2018b, this study).