Diaporthe ambigua

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Diaporthe ambigua - A) pycnidia on Aspalathus stems, B-D) conidiophores and conidia, E) perithecia, F-G) asci and ascospores - scale bars: A, E = 70 μm, B = 4 μm, C–D, F–G = 2 μm (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Johan C. Janse van Rensburg, Sandra C. Lamprecht, Johannes Z. Groenewald, Lisa A. Castlebury and Pedro W. Crous
Source: Studies in Mycology (2006) vol. 55, p. 71

Diaporthe ambigua Nitschke 1870

This fungus is widely distributed. It has been reported from a variety of host plants as being associated with various diseases like canker and dieback. For example, it causes pear canker. In addition, it causes postharvest fruit rot.