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Leaf Spot - Phyllosticta kalmicola Leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phyllosticta kalmicola. It is characterized by irregular, silvery spots with reddish borders. The black specks are the fruiting bodies (pycnidia) of the fungus. <br />
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Habitat: Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)  Geotagged,Leaf Spot,Phyllosticta kalmicola,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Leaf Spot - Phyllosticta kalmicola

Leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phyllosticta kalmicola. It is characterized by irregular, silvery spots with reddish borders. The black specks are the fruiting bodies (pycnidia) of the fungus.

Habitat: Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)

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Phyllosticta kalmicola is a common, yet significant plant pathogen in the family Botryosphaeriaceae.

Similar species: Botryosphaeriales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded May 14, 2019. Captured Apr 6, 2019 13:49 in 40 W Elm St, Greenwich, CT 06830, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/3.2
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm