Image Number: 5458337

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Symptoms
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Black tar-like fruiting structures on the upper side of leaves are diagnostic signs of giant tar spot.
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Field

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Image location:
Ithaca, New York, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Leotiomycetes
Subclass: Leotiomycetidae
Order: Rhytismatales
Family: Rhytismataceae
Genus: Rhytisma
Subject: Rhytisma acerinum (Pers.) Fr.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Aceraceae
Genus: Acer
Subject: Acer platanoides L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Image last updated:
Thursday, February 2, 2012