Xenodidymella Qian Chen & L. Cai, Stud. Mycol. 82: 205 (2015).

MycoBank number: MB 814065; Index Fungorum number: IF 814065; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08236; 6 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 6 species with molecular data.

Type speciesXenodidymella applanata (Niessl) Q. Chen & L. Cai, Stud. Mycol. 82: 205 (2015).

Didymosphaeria applanata Niessl, Oesterr. bot. Z. 25(4): 129 (1875)

Notes – Species belonging to this genus have conidia similar to the Didymella but they are phylogenetically different (Chen et al. 2015). The key morphology of asexual state of this genus is ellipsoidal to allantoids conidia that are subcylindrical, oblong, pyriform which are asepate to single septate. They developed unicellular chlamydospores in culture (Chen et al. 2015).


  • Xenodidymella applanata