Image Number: 5369103

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Description:
Closest view of needle showing fuzzy, black tufts rising from stomata which are not as well defined as with the needle cast disease caused by the fungus Rhizosphaera. Note yellow flecking on needles is due to mite injury.
Image type:
Laboratory

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Image location:
Kentucky, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Dothideomycetidae
Order: Capnodiales
Family: Mycosphaerellaceae
Genus: Stigmina
Subject: Stigmina spp. Sacc.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Picea
Subject: Picea pungens Engelm.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, November 3, 2008