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


New Latin, from macr- + -sporium

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“Macrosporium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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