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Leaves of the Sycamore tree

Observed: 27th September 2012 By: am839
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Leaves of the Sycamore tree
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) interacts


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Sycamore leaf

If you look at one of the back leaves you will see a black spot ( a couple of cm across) with a yellow area around it. This is a fungus called Rhytisma acerinum. It can infest some leaves heavily and may be intolerant of atmospheric pollution.