The pathogenic fungi collected on Panicum virgatum in Iowa included Elsinoe sp., Phyllachora graminis, Colletotrichum graminicola, Selenophoma donacis, Puccinia panici, Tilletia maclagani, and Uromyces graminicola. Those which were saprophytic or of doubtful pathogenicity included Ophiobolus herpotrichus, Leptosphaeria microscopica, Mycosphaerella recutita, Phaeoseptoria elymi, and Phaeoseptoria festucae. Reported for the first time on Panicum virgatum are Elsinoe sp., Ophiobolus herpotrichus, Leptosphaeria microscopica, Mycosphaerella recutita, Phaeoseptoria elymi, and P. festucae. This is the initial report of Colletotrichum graminicola and Selenophoma donacis in Iowa on this host.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1961 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Helin, J. A.
"Fungus Flora of Panicum virgatum L.,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 68(1), 139-143.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol68/iss1/22