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 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 diameter: less than 2 mm
ascomatal orientation: mostly oriented vertically
ascal apical rings: absent
ascus height vs width: unknown
ascospore cell number: one-celled
ascospore shapes: cuboid
ascospore color: colored
ascospore ornamentation: pleated
ascospore germination site morphology: absent
perispore dehiscence: indehiscent
anamorphs: Nodulisporium-like
cultural gross morphology on oatmeal agar: not highly furrowed or distorted