First occurrence of Cobweb disease on hypsizigus marmoreus caused by Cladobotryum varium in Korea

Chang Gi Back, Chang Yun Lee, Geon Sik Seo, Hee Young Jung, Shoji Ohga

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Cobweb disease symptoms had been found on Hypsizigus marmoreus (Beech mushroom) in Cheongdo-gun, Gyeongbuk province, Korea. The symptoms were white mycelium covered fruit bodies of the mushroom and later, rotten the mushrooms. The fungus isolated from the diseased mushroom caps was identified as Cladobotryum varium based on the mycological and molecular characteristics. This is the first occurrence of cobweb disease on H. marmoreus caused by C. varium in Korea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-377
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Agronomy and Crop Science

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