genus Pellicularia


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Noun1.genus Pellicularia - genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Thelephoraceae, Thelephoraceae - fungi having leathery or membranous sporophores
Pellicularia filamentosa, potato fungus, Rhizoctinia solani - fungus causing a disease in potatoes characterized by black scurfy spots on the tubers
coffee fungus, Pellicularia koleroga - fungus causing a disease in coffee and some other tropical plants