Mucor piriformis

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Mucor piriformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Zygomycota
Class: Zygomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Mucorales
Family: Mucoraceae
Genus: Mucor
Species: Mucor piriformis
Binomial name
Mucor piriformis
Scop., (1772)

Mucor piriformis is a plant pathogen that causes a soft rot of several fruits known as Mucor rot. Infection of its host fruits, such as apples and pears takes place post-harvest.


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