Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Pleosporales Family: Leptosphaeriaceae
Species: Leptosphaeria acuta (Fuckel) P. Karst.
Synonyms: Aposphaeria acuta
Heptameria acuta
Phoma acuta
Phoma urticae
Sphaeria acuta
Sphaeria coniformis
Common Name: Nettle Rash

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Leptosphaeria acuta

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Urtica dioica (15)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Maritime cliff and slope: coastal grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stem (13)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (4)
February (1)
March (3)
April (3)
May (3)
June (1)
September (3)