Botryotinia fuckeliana

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Botryotinia fuckeliana
Botrytis-rot op appel Goudreinet (Botryotinia fuckeliana).jpg
Botryotinia fuckeliana on a Goudreinet apple
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Sclerotiniaceae
Genus: Botryotinia
B. fuckeliana
Binomial name
Botryotinia fuckeliana
(de Bary) Whetzel, (1945)

Botrytis fuckeliana N.F. Buchw., (1949)
Botrytis gemella (Bonord.) Sacc., (1881)
Botrytis grisea (Schwein.) Fr., (1832)
Botrytis vulgaris (Pers.) Fr., (1832)
Haplaria grisea Link, (1809)
fuckeliana de Bary
Phymatotrichum gemellum Bonord., (1851)
Polyactis vulgaris Pers., (1809)
Sclerotinia fuckeliana (de Bary) Fuckel, (1870)

Botryotinia fuckeliana is a plant pathogen, and the causal agent of gray mold disease.

The specific epithet was named by mycologist Heinrich Anton de Bary in honor of another mycologist, Karl Wilhelm Gottlieb Leopold Fuckel.

This species is better known as its anamorph, Botrytis cinerea.

Host for various diseases[edit]