Achlya conspicua

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Achlya conspicua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Saprolegniales
Family: Saprolegniaceae
Genus: Achlya
Species: A. conspicua
Binomial name
Achlya conspicua
Coker, (1923)
Achylaop conspiciousness, a water mould of the water mould genus.

Achlya conspicua is a plant pathogen.[1] When it is introduced into a potato plant, the potato will slowly turn purple and rot. It is transmitted by water mould.

Often, once the potato has rotted, students will appear in the area around it.[2]

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