Exotic Pest Reporting
Emmanuel Byamukama, South Dakota State University, Bugwood.org
Mal del cipres; Cypress mortality
Mal del cipres; Cypress mortality (Phytophthora austrocedrae) is a fungal pathogen of cypress trees. It is a native of South America.
This pathogen infects trees in the family Cupressaceae. Most evidence points to transmission of the pathogen by water source.