- the tiniest associated with the three orders of Fungi Imperfecti, including people that have no asci nor pycnidia, but generally having the spores in cavities without special wall space. They cause lots of the plant diseases called anthracnose.
- An order of Fungi Imperfecti containing the single family members Melanconiaceæ. The spores are often borne in trivial cavities minus the formation of a special wall or pycnidium. See Glœosporium and Melanconium.