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Olpidiaster brassicae

Synonyms: Asterocystis radicis; Chytridium brassicae; Olpidiaster radicis; Olpidium brassicae; Pleotrachelus brassicae

Wikipedia Abstract

Olpidium brassicae is a plant pathogen, it is a fungal obligate parasite. In 1983, the Alsike, Alberta area's clover (which is a major part of horses' diet) was struck by a fungus epidemic of Olpidium brassicae, previously not seen in Canada.
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Parasite of 
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]

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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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