Diaporthales » Gnomoniaceae


Gnomoniella Sacc.
Index Fungorum number: IF2100; 28 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 6 species with sequence data.


Asexual morph:  Undetermined. Sexual morph: Ascomata globose to subglobose, immersed. paraphyses deliquescence. Asci cylindrical, subsessile.  Ascospores fusiform, ellipse, hyaline, septate.


Type species: Gnomoniella tubaeformis (Tode) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 1: 413 (1882)


Notes: Kirk et al. (2008) accepted 13 species in the genus Gnomoniella. Two species have been found in freshwater habitats and both were collected from Asia (Ho et al. 2001).


Freshwater species: 

Gnomoniella microspora M. Monod
Gnomoniella rubicola Pass



Ho WH, Hyde KD (2000) A new family of freshwater ascomycetes. Fungal Divers 4:21–36.

Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. 2008 - Dictionary of the fungi, 10th edn. CABI, Wallingford.

Luo ZL, Hyde KD, Liu JK, Maharachchikumbura SSN et al. 2019 – Freshwater Sordariomycetes. Fungal Diversity 99, 451–60.

Maharachchikumbura SSN, Hyde KD, Jones EBG, McKenzie EHC et al. 2016 - Families of Sordariomycetes. Fungal Diversity 79:1–317.






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