Microdochium sorghi

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symptoms of Microdochium sorghi infestation on creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera) (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Barb Corwin
Source: IPM Images
Microdochium sorghi conidia (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Barb Corwin
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Microdochium sorghi (D.C. Bain & Edgerton ex Deighton) U. Braun 1995 - (zonate leaf spot of sorghum)

This fungus infects sorghum and grasses, causing zonate leaf spot. The lesions are purple-red or dark brown, typically circular with 4-6 clear rings. The conidia are needle shaped, often slightly curved and around 80-120 x 2-3 µm in size.

Synonyms:
Gloeocercospora sorghi