Image Number: 5368542

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Sign
Description:
Signs of the fungus are found normally at the base of plants or on debris in float trays and include a white, cottony mycelium (fungal mass), present if humidity is high, and irregularly shaped, black sclerotia. Sclerotia resemble seeds or rodent droppi
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Laboratory

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Image location:
Kentucky, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Sclerotiniaceae
Genus: Sclerotinia
Subject: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (burley type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Image last updated:
Wednesday, November 12, 2008