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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of hyphomycetous fungi, growing mostly on living leaves, producing dark-colored erect hyph√¶, which emerge in clusters from the stomates of the leaf, and bear at their tips elongated septate spores (conidia). Some of the species are injurious to cultivated plants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores

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