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Tar spot fungus

Rhytisma sp.

Description:

Black spots, dry.

Habitat:

Maryland, US.

Notes:

Black spots of fungus all over the leaves of my maple tree.

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2 Comments

mylyoung
mylyoung 6 years ago

Thanks, dan!

dan
dan 6 years ago

The lesions are caused by a fungus in the Genus Rhytisma. This disease is known as tar spot and is not a major problem. Good photo!

Frederick, Maryland, USA

Lat: 39.43, Long: -77.39

Spotted on Oct 11, 2010
Submitted on Oct 11, 2010

Reference

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