Mycosphaerella

noun
My·co·sphaerella | \ ˌmīkō+ \

Definition of Mycosphaerella 

: a genus (the type of the family Mycosphaerellaceae) of fungi of the order Sphaeriales having 2-celled ascospores borne in perithecia that are immersed in dead portions of the host — see currant leaf spot

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New Latin, from myc- + Sphaerella

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