Epichloe baconii White, 1993

on Agrostis

Epichloe baconii on Agrostis spec.

Agrostis spec., Belgium, prov. Limburg, Diepenbeek, Nietelbroeken © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Epichloe baconii on Agrostis spec.

detail; the culm above the gall has been killed

Epichloe baconii : asci

asci

Epichloe baconii : ascospores

the ascospores were unusually long: 25-40 µm

gall

One or more internodes all round and mostly aver their total length, wrapped in a while, later yellowish fungal mass (stroma). The internodes are hardly or not at all swollen. In the stroma slender asci. The spores are 20-30 µm long and are uniseptate.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Agrostis canina, capillaris, gigantea, stolonifera.

references

Buhr (1964a, [typhina]), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Moon (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rommelaars & Helleman (2010a), Schardl (2010a).

21/10/2016

pub 25.v.2017 · mod 18.vii.2017