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Sclerotinia sulcata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Sclerotiniaceae
Genus: Sclerotinia
Fuckel (1870)
Type species
Sclerotinia libertiana
Fuckel (1870)

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Sclerotinia is a genus of fungi in the family Sclerotiniaceae.[1] The widely distributed genus contains 14 species.[2]


A number of species previously assigned to Sclerotinia are now considered to be members of the closely related genus, Botrytis.


Selected species include ;

S. borealis
S. bulborum (Wakker) Sacc.
S. homoeocarpa F.T. Benn.
S. minor Jagger
S. ricini
S. sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary
S. spermophila Noble
S. sulcata
S. trifoliorum Erikss.
S. veratri


  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 623. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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