Veronaea Cif. & Montemart., Atti Ist. bot. Univ. Lab. crittog. Pavia, sér. 5 15: 68 (1957)
MycoBank number: MB 10387; Index Fungorum number: IF 10387; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10386; 19 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2021), 4 species with molecular data.
Biotrophic or saprobic on various plants, animal dung and soil. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Colonies effuse, velvety, pale olivaceous-brown. Hyphae immersed, hyaline to pale olivaceous, darkly pigmented in aerial hyphae, smooth-walled. Conidiophores erect, straight or flexuose, unbranched or occasionally loosely branched, sometimes geniculate, pale to medium- or olivaceous-brown, smooth-walled. Conidiogenous cells terminally integrated, occasionally intercalary, polyblastic, cylindrical, hyaline to pale brown, rachis with crowded, flat to slightly prominent, faintly pigmented, unthickened scars, smooth-walled. Conidia solitary cylindrical to pyriform, rounded at the apex and truncate at the base, subhyaline to pale brown, 1(–2)-septate, conidial secession schizolytic. Exophiala-type budding cells absent in culture.
Type species: Veronaea botryosa Cif. & Montemart., Atti Ist. bot. Univ. Lab. crittog. Pavia, sér. 5 15: 68 (1957)