Chestnut with Canker Disease
Pictured is the canker disease of chestnut produced by the fungus Cryphonectria parasitica (formerly Endothia parasitica). The conidial tendrils are produced from the numerous ruptures shown in the bark.
Keywordschestnut, canker, chestnut with canker disease, endothia parasitica, chestnut blight, Cryphonectria parasitica
L. H. Bailey Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture (New York, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1917) volume 1, page 369