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Mycobiology. 2007 Jun;35(2):97-9. doi: 10.4489/MYCO.2007.35.2.097. Epub 2007 Jun 30.

Two species of myxomycetes causing slime mold of sweet potato.

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  • 1Plant Pathology Division, National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (NIAST), Rural Development Administration (RDA), Suwon 441-707, Korea.

Abstract

Specimens collected from sweet potato plants with slime mold symptoms in fields in Daejeon, Korea were examined. Two species of Myxomycetes, Fuligo septica and Stemonitis herbatica were identified based on their morphological characteristics. This is the first report that the two species of Myxomycetes cause slime mold of sweet potato in Korea.

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Fuligo septica; Slime mold; Stemonitis herbatica; Sweet potato

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PMC3763137
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