MycoKeys 2019 16;61:91-109. Epub 2019 Dec 16.
Center of Excellence in Fungal Research, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, 57100, Thailand National Chiayi University Chiayi Taiwan.
A novel ascomycete genus, , occurring on leaf litter of in Dahu Forest Area in Chiayi, Taiwan is described and illustrated. is characterized by dark mycelium covering the upper leaf surface, elongate mycelial pellicle with ring of setae, pale brown to brown peridium, broadly obovoid, short pedicellate asci and hyaline, fusiform, elongated (tapering ends) and multi-septate ascospores with a thin mucilaginous sheath. Phylogenetic analyses of combined ITS, LSU and SSU sequence data revealed as a distinct genus within the Chaetothyriaceae with high bootstrap support. Read More