Xenodactylariaceae Crous, Persoonia 41: 289 (2018)

Index Fungorum number: IF828248; Facesoffungi number: FoF06885; 1 species.

On leaves of unidentified vine. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Mycelium
consisting of smooth, hyaline, branched, septate, hyphae. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous
cells on hyphae, erect to flexuous, hyaline, smooth, with one to several denticulate apical loci.
Conidia occurring in branched chains, hyaline, smooth, subcylindrical, septate (adapted from Crous
et al. 2018b).

Type genus Xenodactylaria Crous

Notes Crous et al. (2018b) introduced Xenodactylariaceae mainly focusing on similarity
with Dactylaria and Cylindrosympodium and being a phylogenetically stable independent clade.

Ecological and economic significance of Xenodactylariaceae

Xenodactylaria thailandica was found on leaves of unidentified vine in Thailand (Crous et al.


  • Xenodactylaria