white smut

noun

Definition of white smut

1 : a plant disease caused by a fungus of the genus Entyloma and characterized by light-colored leaf spots formed by the sori and covered with aerial conidia that give them a white powdery appearance
2 : a fungus of the genus Entyloma

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“White smut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20smut. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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