Pellicularia filamentosa

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Noun1.Pellicularia filamentosa - fungus causing a disease in potatoes characterized by black scurfy spots on the tubers
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Pellicularia, Pellicularia - genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia
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Brown Patch--A fungal disease of grasses occurring during periods of high temperature and humidity, caused by Pellicularia filamentosa, family Thelephoraceae; spots appear over the entire turf area; in time the turf turns brown and dies.