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United States Department of Agriculture

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Image Number K8626-1

Spores released from the fan-shaped basidiocarp of this inch-wide Crinipellis perniciosa mushroom can infect cacao trees and drastically reduce yields of the beans from which cocoa and chocolate products are made.

Photo Scott Bauer.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006