Image Number: 1402047

Descriptor:
Sign
Description:
The fungus produces small, round structures (sclerotia) on the surface of the stalk lesion. These are white at first, turning brown with maturity, and resemble mustard seed.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Agaricales
Family: Typhulaceae
Genus: Sclerotium
Subject: Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image last updated:
Tuesday, February 8, 2011