Neomassaria fabacearum Mapook, Camporesi & K.D. Hyde, in Hyde et al., Fungal Diversity 80: 77 (2016)
Index Fungorum number: IF 552274; Facesofungi number: FoF 02438
Etymology: Name reflects the host family Fabaceae, from which this holotype was collected.
Holotype: MFLU 16-1875.
Saprobic on a dead branch of Hippocrepis emerus. Sexual morph: Ascomata (150–)200–220 lm high × (100–)130–150 μm diam. (x̄ = 190 × 130 μm, n = 5), immersed, solitary or scattered, coriaceous, globose to subglobose, brown to dark brown, Ostiole central. Peridium 10–20 lm wide, comprising light brown cells of textura angularis. Hamathecium comprising 1–2 μm wide, cylindrical to filiform, septate, branched, pseudoparaphyses. Asci 65–75(–85) × 10–15 μm (x̄ = 75 × 12 μm, n = 5), 8-spored, bitunicate, oblong to cylindrical, short pedicellate, with wide ocular chamber. Ascospores 18– 20 × (4–)5–6 μm (x̄ = 19 × 5 μm, n = 15), overlapping 1–2-seriate, hyaline, ellipsoid to broadly fusiform, 1-septate, constricted at the septum, surrounded by hyaline gelatinous sheath observed clearly when mounted in Indian ink. Asexual morph: Undetermined.
Material examined: ITALY, Forlı`-Cesena, Cusercoli- Civitella di Romagna, on dead branch of Hippocrepis emerus (L.) Lassen (Fabaceae), 11 September 2014, E. Camporesi (MFLU 16-1875, holotype), ex-type culture MFLUCC 14-1117, (isotype as HKAS 95078 in HKAS).