Generic short diagnoses: Immersed discomycetes in hard- or softwood, opening by irregular rupture of the covering layer to expose cream to greyish, buffish or brownish discs; with ± ellipsoid to fusiform, 0-septate spores.
Pseudophacidium aff. piceae fruit-bodies, asci and paraphyses*, ascus tops* and †, (below-lugol), spores
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