rust fungus

Definitions of rust fungus

n any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants

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Melampsora lini, flax rust, flax rust fungus
fungus causing flax rust
Cronartium ribicola, blister rust
fungus causing white pine blister rust and having a complex life cycle requiring a plant of genus Ribes as alternate host
Puccinia graminis, wheat rust
rust fungus that attacks wheat
Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae, apple rust, cedar-apple rust
rust fungus causing rust spots on apples and pears etc
Type of:
an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

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