THE GENUS ENGLEROMYCES

This is a monotypic genus, containing only one species, E. goetzii Henn. Images of this species are given on the left. Information on the genus can be found below.
* Dennis, R. W. G. 1961. Xylarioideae and Thamnomycetoideae of Congo. Bull. Jard. Bot. État 31: 109-154.
* Rogers, J. D. 1981. Sarcoxylon and Entonaema (Xylariaceae). Mycologia 73: 28-61.

This genus has the following characteristics:

stromatal tissue quantity: distributed above, around, and beneath perithecia
stromatal layers: unipartite
stromatal surface level: erumpent or superficial
stromatal interior: essentially homogeneous
stromatal orange granules surrounding perithecia: absent
stromatal KOH pigments: absent
stromatal conidium-bearing discs: absent
stromatal bases: sessile and attached to substrate entirely
stromatal size: more than 1 cm diam
stromatal aggregation: not forming a crust
stromatal shapes: other than wiry
coremial pegs or remnants: absent
subiculum: absent
substrates: associated with substrates other than dung or insect nests
ascomatal number per stroma: mostly multiperitheciate
ascomatal ostioles: present
ascomatal configurations: not valsoid
ascomatal orientation: mostly oriented vertically
ascal apical rings: present
ascospore cell number: one-celled
ascospore shapes: other than cuboid
ascospore color: colored
ascospore ornamentation: smooth
ascospore germination site morphology: pore-like
perispore dehiscence: indehiscent
anamorphs: unknown