Plectosphaerella melonis

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Plectosphaerella melonis - from left to right and top to bottom a) Colony on PDA, b–d) conidiophores with phialides, e–g) phialides, h, i) conidia, j) hyphal coil, k–m) chlamydospores - Scale bars: b–e = 10 μm; f–m = 5 μm (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): A. Carlucci, M.L. Raimondo, J. Santos and A.J.L. Phillips
Source: Persoonia (2012) 28, p. 42

Plectosphaerella melonis (Ts. Watan. & Mas. Sato) A.J.L. Phillips, A. Carlucci & M.L. Raimondo

The fungus causes vine decline in cucurbits, characterized by brown lesions, corky areas, rot of roots and yellowing and wilting of the plant.

Acremonium cucurbitacearum
Nodulisporium melonis