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Ascochyta Lib. (a form genus of coelomycetous leaf-spot fungi)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Form genus)

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Ascochyta (a form genus of coelomycetous leaf-spot fungi)

Ascochyta may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters, ascomycete)
(a class of ascomycetes)
(an order of ascomycetes and lichens)
Coelomycetes (via Ascochyta) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 267 feeding and other relationships of Ascochyta (a form genus of coelomycetous leaf-spot fungi)

Further Information

Diagnostic features Pale, thin-walled, immersed pycnidia, typically with a dark ring around the ostiole. The short conidia are short 1-septate. Ascochyta mostly cause spots on living leaves or occasionally stems.
Similar species The conidia in Septoria are much longer, while in Phyllosticta they are aseptate.
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