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(class Urediniomycetes)

A genus of rust fungi, in which the teliospores are sessile and unicellular, often forming a crust-like layer beneath the epidermis of the host plant. The aecia are not cup-shaped but are diffuse. M. lini causes rust disease in flax (Linum usitatissimum).

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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