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sooty mould

sooty mould A dark, soot-like, fungal growth which appears on plants infested with sap-sucking insects such as aphids or scale insects; these insects produce a sugary fluid (‘honeydew’), and the sooty-mould fungi grow on this. Sooty moulds may belong to various genera of the Dothideales.

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sooty mould

sooty mould A dark, soot-like, fungal growth which appears on plants infested with sap-sucking insects such as aphids or scale insects; these insects produce a sugary fluid (‘honeydew’), and the sooty mould fungi grow on this. Sooty moulds may belong to various genera of the Dothideales.

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