Image Number: 1402048

The base of the stalk shows a brown, sunken lesion or dead area, lighter in color than the stalk lesion caused by black shank. The dead area is stingy, and the outer layer of stalk often has a papery consistency.
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Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Agaricales
Family: Typhulaceae
Genus: Sclerotium
Subject: Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.


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