gray mold

variants: or less commonly gray mold rot

Definition of gray mold 

1a : any of various fungal diseases of fruits, vegetables, or herbaceous plants characterized by a grayish color of the affected surfaces

b : a fungus causing such a disease (as members of the genera Botrytis and Cercospora)

2 : downy mildew of the grape

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