Image Number: 5366825

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Symptoms
Description:
Witches broom on ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) caused by Elytroderma needle cast fungus (Elytroderma deformans).
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Leotiomycetes
Subclass: Leotiomycetidae
Order: Rhytismatales
Family: Rhytismataceae
Genus: Elytroderma
Subject: Elytroderma deformans (Weir) Darker

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus ponderosa P.& C. Lawson
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, April 14, 2008