Pellicularia


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Noun1.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
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Tizon Microcyclus ulei/ Garzon, 2000; Chee y Holliday, 1997; Candeio y Motta, 1997; Moraes y Moraes, 1997; Ferreira, 1989; Benchimol, 1983; Conduru et all, 1983; Quemazon Pellicularia kolleroga/Garzon, 2000; Moraes (a), 1997.
The development of Mycosphaerella black rot and Pellicularia rolfsii black rot of watermelons at various temperatures.
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.