Auriculariales » Auriculariales genera¬†incertae sedis


Ofella V. Spirin & V. Malysheva, in Spirin et al., Nordic Journal of Botany 37: 18 (2019)

Etymology: Ofella (Lat., noun) – a tiny piece.

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps effused, continuous, smooth or slightly tuberculate, gelatinous, thin. Hyphal structure monomitic; hyphae clamped. Cystidia occasionally present, embedded; hyphidia present. Basidia 4-celled, 810.5 × 7.510 μm, pedunculate. Basidiospores hyaline, thin-walled, ellipsoid or broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, 58 × 45 μm. On rotten wood of coniferous trees.

Index Fungorum number: IF829023

Type species: Ofella glaira (Lloyd) V. Spirin & V. Malysheva, in Spirin et al., Nordic Journal of Botany 37: 18 (2019)



Spirin V, Malysheva V, Roberts P, Trichies G, Savchenko A, Larsson KH. 2019. A convolute diversity of the Auriculariales (Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota) with sphaeropedunculate basidia. Nordic Journal of Botany. 37: 126


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