brown felt blight

noun

Definition of brown felt blight

: a foliage disease of conifers caused by any of several ascomycetous fungi (especially Herpotrichia nigra and Neopeckia coulteri) and characterized by a dense cobwebby or felty growth of dark brown to black mycelium on the branches that kills the leaves chiefly by excluding air and light

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“Brown felt blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20felt%20blight. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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