Mitosporic fungus. Hyphomycetes. Teleomorph (sexual state): Capronia (Ascomycete).
Approx. 10 species.
Soil, herbaceous substrates and decaying wood.
Occasionally found on a variety of substrates. One species is called the cellar fungus, most commonly found on brickwork and adjacent timber in wine cellars.
Three cases of subcutaneous infection have been reported.
Very small, slow growing colonies. May be overlooked on crowded plates.
Not recognizable on spore trap slides; reported in "other colorless" category.
Distinctive, and identifiable if sporulation structures are present on tape lifts.