Image Number: 5356848

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Symptoms
Description:
Potato tuber in Bolivia showing symptoms of infection with potato smut (Thecaphora solani).
Image type:
Laboratory

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Image location:
Bolivia

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Ustilaginomycotinia
Class: Ustilaginomycetes
Subclass: Ustilaginomycetidae
Order: Ustilaginales
Family: Glomosporiaceae
Genus: Thecaphora
Subject: Thecaphora solani Barrus

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum
Subject: Solanum tuberosum L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, April 15, 2008