white rot

  1. a decay of wood caused by lignase-producing fungi, especially Phanerochaete chrysosporium.

  2. a fungal disease of onions and related plants caused by Sclerotinia cepivorum.

  1. any of the several fungi causing white rot.

Origin of white rot

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby white rot

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