Image Number: 4822066

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Green-orange algal spots or "green scruf" on leaf surface. The grayish-white and darker "crusts" are lichens of the genus Strigula resulting from fungal colonization of the alga.  Plant host is southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora L.).
Image type:
Laboratory

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Subclass: Chaetothyriomycetidae
Order: Pyrenulales
Family: Strigulaceae
Genus: Strigula
Subject: Strigula smaragdula Fr.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Chlorophycota
Class: Chlorophyceae
Order: Trentepohliales
Family: Trentepohliaceae
Genus: Cephaleuros
Subject: Cephaleuros virescens Kunze
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image last updated:
Wednesday, October 7, 2009