Aquafiliformis lignicola Z.L. Luo, K.D. Hyde & H.Y. Su, Fungal Diversity 99: 47. 2019.
MycoBank: MB 555647.

Ascomata solitary, immersed, globose to subglobose, dark brown to black, 275–335 × 300–356 µm, with neck erumpent through host surface. Perithecial walls composed of an inner layer of flattened hyaline cells and an outer layer of irregular, heavily pigmented, thick-walled, light brown to dark brown cells of textura angularis, 24–34 µm thick. Paraphyses hyaline, septate, unbranched, 4.5–7.5 µm wide. Asci 8-spored, unitunicate, cylindrical to clavate, hyaline, 76–86 × 8–12 µm. Ascospores filiform, guttulate, aseptate, hyaline, smooth, 57–69 × 2.5–3.5 µm. Asexual state unknown (Description from Luo et al., 2019).

Typification: Holotype MFLU18-2325. Ex-holotype culture MFLUCC16-1341.

Gene sequences: MK835815 (28S), MK828615 (ITS), MN156511 (RPB2), MN194068 (TEF1).

Host/substrate: On submerged wood.

Distribution: China (Yunnan).

Copyright 2022 by The American Phytopathological Society. Reproduced, by permission, from Luo, J., and Zhang, N. 2022. The Rice Blast Fungus and Allied Species: A Monograph of the Fungal Order Magnaporthales ( American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.