Colony white, becoming pallid gray, border irregular, growing 4 cm in diam. after 7 days at 25 °C on BDA; reverse white pale becoming pallid gray. Odorless. Sporangiophores, erect or slightly curved, simple or monopodially branched, with branches arising near the sporangia, 3–6 μm in diam. Sporangium yellow, globose, 15–30 μm in diam. Apophysis Hemisphaerical, 5–15 × 3–8 μm. Columellae blobose, some slightly constricted at attachment to apophysis, 4–15 × 3–8 μm. Sporangiospores hyaline, bean-shaped and lacrimoid 3,5–7 × 2,5–3,7 μm. Chlamydospores and zygosporangia not seen.
This is a rare species only reported in USA and Brazil so far. In Brazil, it was found both in Atlantic Forest and Caatinga biomes that still suffer anthropic actions, so this species might be considered to be included as Near Threatened (NT) species.
he species in known in 2 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 1 of the 26 states.
There are about 15 records of this species in GBIF.
It is a rare species isolated from the soil. In Brazil, the species is found both in Atlantic Forest and Caatinga.
In Brazil, this species is recorded in the Atlantic Forest (a hotspot) and Caatinga.
It is a rare species only found in two countries. Studies about its population distribution are needed.
Upadhyay, H.P. 1969. Soil fungi from north-east and north Brazil—VII. The genus Gongronella. Nova Hedwigia 17:65-73.