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- n. genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia
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I turn, lastly, to the consideration of a disease in coffee which is popularly known by the name of rot, and scientifically as _pellicularia koleroga_, a fungoid plant which crawls over the leaves and seals up their breathing pores, till at last the leaf dies, as man does, from want of breath.