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Entomosporium leaf spot (Entomosporium mespili) on Photinia, red-tip (Photinia x fraseri)


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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Leaf spots with gray centers and dark purple borders.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Single leaf with spots having gray centers and dark purple borders.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Close-up of leaf spots showing raised, spore-producing body ("acervuli") within spot.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Spores of the fungus Entomosporium mespili look like an insect and thus the genus name of the fungus.