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Acervulus (pl. Acervuli) A cushion-like, spore-producing body of a fungus erupting from host tissue usually below the cuticle or epidermis. ...
Actinomycetes Filamentous bacteria that produce several antibiotics and give soil its earthy smell. ...
Alternate Host One of two kinds of plants on which a parasitic fungus (e.g., rust) must develop to complete its life cycle. ...
Anamorph Asexual stage of a fungus. ...
Anthracnose Disease caused by acervuli-forming fungi (order Melanconzales) and characterized by sunken lesions and necrosis. ...
Sycamore Anthracnose
Antibiotic A complex chemical substance produced by one microorganism that inhibits or kills other microorganisms (e.g., streptomycin). ...
Antibody A specific protein formed in the blood of warm­blooded animals in response to the injection of an antigen. ...
Antigen Any foreign chemical (normally a protein) that induces antibody formation in animals. ...