Pestalotia truncata in leaves of Gevuina avellana

Hernán Peredo1, Angélica Aguilar1

The identification, description, and pathogenity test of this fungus on leaves of G. avellana, a tree na tive of Southern Chile, is reported. This species had not been included previously in “Flora Fungosa Chilena”.

1 Fac. Ingeniería Forestal. U. Austral de Chile. Casilla 853. Valdivia, Chile.