Viegasella Inácio & P.F. Cannon, Mycol. Res. 107(1): 82 (2003).
MycoBank number: MB 28709;Index Fungorum number: IF 28709; Facesoffungi number: FoF 02343; 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), molecular data unavailable.
Type species: Viegasella pulchella (Speg.) Inácio & P.F. Cannon, Mycol. Res. 107(1): 83 (2003).
≡ Schneepia pulchella Speg., Anal. Soc. cient. argent. 26(1): 55 (1888).
Notes: Viegasella was revised by Inácio and Cannon (2003) with description and illustration. It was reported as pathogen on living leaves in Brazil (morphology see Inácio and Cannon 2003,2008; Tian et al. 2015; Wijayawardene et al. 2018, 2020). Viegasella is characterized by gregarious to solitary, black ascostromata with multi-ascomata gregarious and star-shaped, olive-cream, clavate to cylindrical asci and brown, ellipsoid, 1-septate ascospores (Inácio and Cannon 2003,2008; Tian et al. 2015).