Ascomycota, Pezizomycotina, Eurotiales, Trichocomaceae. Genus: XEROCHRYSIUM

The genus was described for the xerophilic fungus Chrysosporium inops, a member of Eurotiales, which in older literature had been classified in the Onygenales on the basis of morphological features Pitt et al. (2013). The genus in its current sense contains only very few species, mostluy inhabiting dried foodstuffs.

Generic type species: Glenosporella dermatitidis Agostini (1930) = Xerochrysium dermatitidis (Agostini) Pitt (2013), type strain = CBS 132.31 = I MI 96729 = UAMH 802 = FRR 2376.


Pitt et al. (2013).

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