The Third Report of Colletotrichum japonicum Worldwide

Urszula Świderska-Burek


This paperreports the first finding of Colletotrichum japonicum (Hemmi) Bedlan on Berberis aquifolium Pursh [= Mahonia aquifolium (Pursh) Nutt.] in Poland. The fungus was collected in the Botanical Garden of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (UMCS) in Lublin. This is the second locality of the species in Europe and the third worldwide. In this paper, morphological characteristics, microphotographs, and distribution comments are provided.


anthracnose; coelomycetous anamorphs; distribution; microfungi; Oregon grape

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