Canadian Forest Service Publications
Gremmeniella balsamea sp. nov. on balsam fir in Canada. 2012. Laflamme, G.; Smerlis, E. N. Am. Fungi 7:1-14.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 33726
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Gremmeniella balsamea sp. nov. is described from specimens collected on balsam fir (Abies balsamea) in eastern Canada. This is a fungal pathogen specific to balsam fir. Until now, it was considered to be G. abietina var. balsamea, this variety including also a Gremmeniella fungus on spruces. Consequently, this new species causes changes in the taxonomy within the genus Gremmeniella.