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Title: Parasitic Aspects of a Fairy Ring Fungus, Marasmius oreades

Author: Filer, T. H. Jr.;

Date: 1965

Source: Phytopathology 55(10):1132-1134

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Marasmius oreades parasitizes Poa pratensis, Festuca rubra, and Agrostis tenuis. The fungus penetrates the root directly in all three species and does not require natural openings or wounds. The mycelium ramifies in the cortical cells and destroys the cell contents.

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Filer, T. H., Jr. 1965. Parasitic Aspects of a Fairy Ring Fungus, Marasmius oreades. Phytopathology 55(10):1132-1134.


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