Xenomonodictys Hern.-Restr., Karimi, Alizadeh & Tajick Ghanbary, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 837750; Index Fungorum number: IF 837750; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11732;

Etymology: From the Greek ‘Xenos’ indicating strangeness and the related genus Monodictys, referring to a variant of the genus Monodictys.

Classification:Sporormiaceae, Pleosporales, Dothideomycetes.

Conidiophores micronematous, hyaline to subhyaline, mostly reduced to conidiogenous cells arising from the mycelium. Conidiogenous cells hyaline to subhyaline, cylindrical. Conidia multicellular, composed by brown cells of different tones, usually with basal cell paler than the rest.

Type species: Xenomonodictys iranica Hern.-Restr., Karimi, Alizadeh & Tajick Ghanbary.