Mycosphaerella

noun

My·​co·​sphaerella
ˌmīkō+
: 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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Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from myc- + Sphaerella

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“Mycosphaerella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mycosphaerella. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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