Pseudopeziza

noun
Pseu·​do·​peziza | \ "+ \

Definition of Pseudopeziza

: a genus of fungi (family Mollisiaceae) having smooth waxy ascocarps and thin-walled asci that bear hyaline unicellular spores, containing one form (P. medicaginis) that causes a leaf spot of alfalfa and another (P. ribis) that causes anthracnose of currants, and including some species that were formerly included in the form genera Colletotrichum, Gloeosporium, and Marssonina

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New Latin, from pseud- + Peziza

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“Pseudopeziza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pseudopeziza. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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