(Fr.) Munk ex H. Kern, (1955)
Leucostoma kunzei (Fr.) Munk, (1953)
It was introduced to the United States in 1978 and is distributed throughout the Eastern United States and the Pacific Northwest. Its origins are unknown.  It typically occurs in cool, wet spring and fall weather. One can avoid this fungus by watering dogwoods during drought and general cultural control care.
- Factsheet from Cornell University Plant Clinic http://plantclinic.cornell.edu/FactSheets/dogwoodanthracnose/dogwood%20anthracnose.htm, accessed 6/12/2010
- Invasive Species http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/microbes/dogwoodanth.shtml, accessed 3/29/11
- http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_dogwd/ht_dog.htm, accessed 3/29/11
- Species Profile- Dogwood Anthracnose (Discula destructiva), National Invasive Species Information Center, United States National Agricultural Library. Lists general information and resources for Dogwood Anthracnose.
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