This is a large order of ascomycete fungi which are mainly defined by their genetic structure. Members (for which sexual stages are known) form perthecia which are often brightly coloured. The group includes important genera of plant pathogenic fungi like Fusarium, Claviceps or Verticillium.
This page only deals with plant pathogenic Hypocreales. For other groups see
- Hypocreales antagonistic to plant diseases
- entomopathogenic Hypocreales
- weed pathogens under Hypocreales
The following genera and individual species are currently entered under Hypocreales: