Late blight isn't even a fungus?

 
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Late blight isn't even a fungus?

Raifu
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I just learned that late blight (Phytophthora infestans) of tomatoes isn't even a fungus. It's a chromist! Early blight (Alternaria solani) is a fungus, though. That's interesting that early blight is a form of Alternaria!

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