Vesiculozygosporium Crous, gen. nov.
Index Fungorum number: MB 835110; Facesoffungi number: FoF
Etymology: Name refers to species of Zygosporium with tubular appendages terminating in vesicles.
Mycelium consisting of hyaline, smooth, branched, septate hyphae. Conidiophores arising directly from superficial mycelium, or from a cylindrical stipe, erect, medium brown, smooth, subcylindrical, unbranched, septate, giving rise to conidiophore as lateral branch, forming a stipe extension, septate, terminating in a vesicle, pale brown, finely roughened. Vesicular cell dark brown, smooth, clavate, curved (hooked), giving rise to 3–4 conidiogenous cells. Conidiogenous cells terminal and lateral on apex of hooked vesicular cell, doliiform, pale brown, smooth, phialidic, apex with cylindrical collarette. Conidia solitary, globose, verruculose, thick- walled, pale brown, guttulate, scar visible.
Type species: Vesiculozygosporium echinosporum (Bunting & E.W. Mason) Crous