Origin: North America
First finding in Slovenia: not yet found in Slovenia
Pathways: transported by people with tree cutting tools. Secondary spreading by wind and insects
Possible to identify: year-round
Habitat: The fungus arrects plane-trees.
Status in Slovenia: The fungus is widespread in the Po-plane where many plane-trees are dying because of it. In Slovenia, it is first expected to occur in the Primorska region. It is included in the quarantine-pest list.
Similar species: Apiognomonia veneta, Phytophora spp.
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