Xenospadicoidales » Papulosaceae


Papulosa Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm., Syst. Ascom. 11(2): 96 (1993)

Diaporthomycetidae families incertae sedis, Papulosaceae, Papulosa

Index Fungorum number: IF 26426; Facesoffungi number: FoF 01285; 1 species with sequence data.


Saprobic on culms of saltmarsh plant Juncus roemerianus Scheele in marine habitats. Sexual morph: Ascomata dark brown, arising singly, immersed, subglobose, ostiolate, with a long periphysate neck. Peridium formed from cells of textura angularis. Hamathecium containing tapering, simple, septate, hyaline paraphyses. Asci 8-spored, cylindrical, pedicellate, with a bipartite, IKI positive, apical ring. Ascospores hyaline, uniseriate, unicellular, ellipsoidal, verruculose, without appendages. Asexual morph: Undetermined (adapted from Maharachchikumbura et al. 2016).



Type species: Papulosa amerospora Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm., Syst. Ascom. 11(2): 96 (1993)


Notes: Kohlmeyer & Volkmann-Kohlmeyer (1993) established the monotypic genus Papulosa but were unable to place this genus with certainty into any order or family.




Species illustrated in this entry:

Papulosa amerospora Kohlm. & Volkm.-Kohlm




Kohlmeyer J, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer B. 1993 – Observations on Hydronectria and Kallichroma gen. nov. Mycological Research 97, 753–761

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



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