Zygopleurage Boedijn, Persoonia 2(3): 316 (1962)

MycoBank number: MB 5889; Index Fungorum number: IF 5889; Facesoffungi number: FoF 13314; 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesZygopleurage zygospora (Speg.) Boedijn

NotesZygopleurage has pyriform ascomata, cylindrical asci and ascospores consisting of 2 ellipsoid cells connected by a long cylindrical cell (Boedijn 1962, Lundqvist 1969). Sequence data of Z. zygospora (Huhndorf et al. 2004b) revealed that Zygopleurage was closely related to Arnium cirriferum based on phylogenetic analysis (Kruys et al. 2015).


  • Zygopleurage zygospora