Hypocreales » Cordycipitaceae


Engyodontium de Hoog, Persoonia 10(1): 53 (1978)

Index Fungorum number: IF8178; 4 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2021), 2 species with sequence data.


Type speciesEngyodontium parvisporum (Petch) de Hoog

Generic description: see de Hoog (1978)

Notes: Engyodontium album was transfered to Parengyodontium by Tsang et al. (2016). There is no sexual morph link to this genus (Tsang et al. 2016). The genus infects insects and has stipitate synnemata, monophialidic conidiogenous cells and conidia in chains or slimey masses (de Hoog 1978, Evans & Samson 1987). (Adopted from Hyde et al. 2020)


Other species:

Engyodontium aranearum (Cavara) W. Gams, de Hoog, Samson & H.C. Evans

Engyodontium geniculatum H.C. Evans &

Engyodontium parvisporum (Petch) de Hoog

Engyodontium rectidentatum (Matsush.) W. Gams, de Hoog, Samson & H.C. Evans



de Hoog GS. 1978 – Notes some fungicolous Hyphomycetes and their relatives. Persoonia-Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi 10, 33–81.

Hyde KD, Norphanphoun C, Maharachchikumbura SS, Bhat DJ, Jones EB, Bundhun D et al. 2020 – Refined families of Sordariomycetes. Mycosphere 11, 305–1059.


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