Vittatispora P. Chaudhary, J. Campb., D. Hawksw. & K.N. Sastry, Mycologia 98(3): 461 (2006)

MycoBank number: MB 500705; Index Fungorum number: IF 500705; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10525; 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesVittatispora coorgii P. Chaudhary, J. Campb., D. Hawksw. & K.N. Sastry.

NotesVittatispora was introduced to accommodate a single species, V. coorgii, isolated from soil in India. The taxon was observed from culture and has light brow, perithecia, with a long cylindrical neck, 8-spored, clavate asci and ellipsoidal to citriform, brown to dark brown ascospores with two apical germ pores; germ pores surrounded by a raised rim; with a thick hyaline ridge running vertical length of the ascospore between the germ pores (Chaudhary et al. 2006). The asexual morph of the genus is undetermined.


  • Vittatispora coorgii