Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large genus of sphæropsi-daceous fungi having allantoid, hyaline spores produced in irregular chambers in an erumpent stroma buried in the surface of the host.

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  • One of our more vexing discoveries this season has been cytospora canker in evergreen trees, a fungus thriving in overly moist conditions like we've had.

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