lichen (Strigula smaragdula ) on green alga (Cephaleuros virescens ) - 4822066

Strigula smaragdula Fr.

Host: green alga (Cephaleuros virescens Kunze)
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.).
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Image location: United States

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Name: Edward L. Barnard
Organization: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, October 07, 2009