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Black Sooty Mold Fungus

Black Sooty Mold Fungus

Black Sooty Mold Fungus (Scorias spongiosa); is also known as Spongy Sooty Mold Fungus. This fungus is a specialist and grows exclusively on the honeydew formed by colonies of the beech blight aphid insects (Grylloprociphilus imbricator).

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