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White mold
Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

  • Cottony white fungal growth develops on root
  • Infected roots may first appear healthy but quickly turn gray
  • Hard black round to oblong sclerotia form in white fungal growth
  • Roots quickly become soft and watery
  • Leaves are dark brown and covered in fluffy white fungal growth in humid conditions
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