Kōrero: Fungi

Tōtara leaf spot

Tōtara leaf spot

The parasitic smut fungus Corynelia tropica is responsible for leaf spot on tōtara trees. It is widespread throughout New Zealand and can kill seedling trees.

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Peter Buchanan, 'Fungi - Parasites: disease-causing fungi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11586/totara-leaf-spot (accessed 18 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Peter Buchanan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007