Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


spruce needle cast
Lophodermium piceae (Fuckel) Hohn.

Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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spruce needle cast
Lophodermium piceae
Symptoms
Petr Srutka
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spruce needle cast
Lophodermium piceae
Symptoms
Petr Kapitola
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spruce needle cast
Lophodermium piceae
Sign
Petr Kapitola


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Leotiomycetes
Subclass: Leotiomycetidae
Order: Rhytismatales
Family: Rhytismataceae
Genus: Lophodermium

Other System Links

Species Fungorum: 121134
NPDN Pest: FBCFLCD


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References

Common Name Reference: Sinclair, W.A., H.F. Lyon and W.T. Johnson. 1987. Diseases of Trees and Shrubs. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York. 574 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: Index Fungorum. Paul Kirk. CABI, CBS and Landcare Research. http://www.indexfungorum.org/