white fungus

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Synonyms for white fungus

a fungus that attacks living fish and tadpoles and spawn causing white fungus disease: a coating of white hyphae on especially peripheral parts (as fins)

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The white fungus behind it is a member of the group Geomyces: fungi that live in soil, water and air, and which are able to reproduce in cold temperatures like those found in bat hibernacula.
The distinctive white fungus often appears on the muzzles, wings, ears, and tails of bats during and just after hibernation.
The name of the illness comes from the presence of a white fungus on bats' muzzles.
A white fungus like layer has formed upon the gunnysacks and due to the rains, they have been rendered useless and inedible.
A visually conspicuous white fungus grows on the face, ears, or wings of stricken bats; infiltration of the hyphae into membranes and tissues leads to severe damage (4).
The white fungus offers some clues--it thrives in cold temperatures, for example--but some people don't believe it's the single cause of death, if it's causing the deaths at all.
The white fungus on the faces, and sometimes wings and bodies of bats, is the visible sign that the bats are sick, although it is not yet known if the fungus is the cause or a result of some other ailment.
THE distinctive white fungus ball is found in meadows, pastures and undergrowth, most commonly between July and November: rare examples have been recorded at 4ft in diameter.
The sudden deaths of thousands of bats in the northeastern United States may be caused by a mysterious white fungus found on the noses of these insect-eating, flying mammals.
Strobel and his colleagues isolated more than 30 ingredients in the fumes released by the white fungus, none of which individually is toxic to either plants or animals.
A line of dead grass marked the polluted water's passage from the lagoon to the brook where white fungus and brown liquid were found.
In addition to these two staining fungi, a white fungus belonging to the Ophiostomataceae family was frequently isolated.
Older lesions are sometimes invaded by a white fungus that eventually produces bluish-green spores.
This leaves them vulnerable to attack by the brown rot fungus, which reduces your apples to a squidgy brown mass covered in creamy white fungus and makes them inedible.
QI'M sick and tired of my gooseberries being covered with a white fungus, no matter how much I spray them with fungicides.