NotesSolitary, more or less globose perithecia, often pointed slightly around the single, apical ostiole, often in large gregarious groups. Surrounded by a fine mat of hyphae, although this can be lost with age. Developing on the surface of fallen wood, the wood often recently dead.
About 20 species has been reported for New Zealand, mostly indigenous. Only those species listed below have been treated in the Virtual Mycota.