Leaf blight (Linospora tetraspora)

Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) - Stromata of <em>Linospora tetraspora</em> on discoloured leaf tissue
  • Latin name: Linospora tetraspora G. E. Thompson
  • French name: Brûlure des feuilles à Linospora tetraspora
  • Division: Ascomycota
  • Class: Diaporthales
Description

Micro-habitat(s)

Leaf

Distribution

Canada

Damage, symptoms and biology

Irregular blotches of brownish grey discoloured tissue along leaf veins. Scattered black stromata appear as black dots, 0.1 mm diameter.

Canadian Forest Service Publications

Leaf blight (Linospora tetraspora)

Information on host(s)

Main host(s)

Balsam poplar, black cottonwood

Photos
  • Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) Fruiting bodies of Linospora tetraspora
  • Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) Stromata of Linospora tetraspora on discoloured leaf tissue
  • Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) A balsam poplar infected by Linospora tetraspora, the causal agent of Linospora leaf blight.
  • Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) A balsam poplar leaf infected by Linospora tetraspora, the causal agent of Linospora leaf blight.
  • Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) Balsam poplar leaves infected by Linospora tetraspora
  • Leaf blight (<em>Linospora tetraspora</em>) Balsam poplar leaves infected by Linospora tetraspora
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