Photo 1. White threads of Marasmiellus scandens along a branch and then onto leaves. On some of the leaves the fungus follows the leaf margin and also the veins. The old leaves have been killed by fans of white thread growing over them.
Photo 2. Fans of the fungus, Marasmiellus scandens, growing over the underside of leaves. Note that the old leaves, killed by white thread, are held in place by strands of the fungus.
Marasmiellus (Marasmius) scandens
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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