Wuestneia Auersw., Hedwigia 3: 159 (1864)

MycoBank number: MB 5799; Index Fungorum number: IF 5799; Facesoffungi number: FoF 04165; 12 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesWuestneia aurea (Fuckel) Auersw.

Notes – The type species of Wuestneia, W. aurea was placed in Cryphonectriaceae by Rossman et al. (2007). However, most species of Wuestneia have been placed in Harknessia (Crous et al. 2012d, Senanayake et al. 2017a). The genus is characterised by cylindrical asci with aseptate ascospores and ampuliform conidiogeneous cells without conidiophores.


  • Wuestneia aurea