Macrosporium

noun

Mac·​ro·​spo·​ri·​um
ˌmakrəˈspōrēəm
in some classifications
: a genus of imperfect fungi that are sometimes included in the genus Alternaria but that differ from members of that genus in having the dark greenish brown muriform spores borne singly rather than in chains

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from macr- + -sporium

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“Macrosporium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Macrosporium. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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