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Cercospora sp.

Mitosporic fungus. Hyphomycetes. Teleomorph (sexual state): Mycosphaerella (Ascomycete).
Distribution Where Found Mode of Dissemination
Cosmopolitan.
Approx. 2,000 form-species described, according to plant host.
Parasite of higher plants, causing leaf spot. Dry spore.
Wind.
Allergen Potential Opportunist or Pathogen Potential Toxin Production
Not studied. One report of human infection in Indonesia, 1957. Unknown.
Growth Indoors Industrial Uses Other Comments
Not seen. None known. Common outdoors in agricultural areas, especially during harvest.
Characteristics: Growth/Culture Notes on Spore Trap Recognition Notes on Tape Lift Recognition
Does not grow on laboratory media since it is not wholly saprophytic. Commonly found as parasites on higher plants. Distinctive, not easily confused with other spore types. Not seen.
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