Dutch elm fungus


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Related to Dutch elm fungus: Ophiostoma novo-ulmi
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Noun1.Dutch elm fungus - fungus causing Dutch elm disease
Ceratostomella, genus Ceratostomella - genus of fungi forming continuous hyaline spores
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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In the late 1950s, English foresters began to notice that their elm trees, which had formerly been resistant to the European-born Dutch elm fungus that had practically wiped out American elms, were increasingly succumbing to the disease.

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