: a form genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) having large unicellular dark pycnospores and including many forms that have been found to be imperfect stages of various other fungi (such as members of the genus Physalospora)

Word History


New Latin, from sphaer- + -opsis

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“Sphaeropsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphaeropsis. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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