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Rhexothecium Samson & Mouch., Can. J. Bot. 53(16): 1637 (1975).

Index Fungorum number: IF 4699; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06699, 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2022), 1 species with molecular data.

Morphological description unavailable.

Type species: Rhexothecium globosum Samson & Mouch.

Notes: Rhexothecium is characterised by spherical ascomata with a pseudoparenchymatous peridium, clavate 8-spored asci and yellow to yellow-brown spherical ascospores. Rhexothecium has hyphomycetous and trichosporiella-like asexual morph. Hyde et al. (2013) treated Rhexothecium in Eremomycetaceae based on morphology. Vu et al. (2019) provided sequence data of Rhexothecium. Molecular markers available for Rhexothecium are ITS and LSU.


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