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  • proper noun mycology A form-genus name applied to a stage of development of a fungus whose aecia have developed but whose species has not been identified.
  • proper noun botany The family of diseases marked by this stage of fungus development on a plant.

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  • Reported fungi include Aecidium cantense and Rhizoctonia solani.

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  • Fungal diseases reported are powdery mildew (due to Oidium sp.), which is parasitised by Cincinnobolus cesati; leaf spot (caused by Phoma sp.) and stem rust (caused by Aecidium sp.).

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  • The well-known "Witches-Brooms," or "Hexen-Besen," produced by the fungus Aecidium elatinum.) instead of horizontally, like all the other twigs on the same branch.

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2

  • The lateral branches of the silver fir often grow out into knobs through the action of a fungus, Aecidium; and from these knobs shoots grow vertically (753/2.

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2

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