Taphrina padi (Jaczewski) Mix, 1947

Fungi, Ascomycota, Taphrinomycetes, Taphrinales

on Prunus

Taphrina padi galled fruits

Prunus padus, Duin en Kruidberg

Taphrina padi: gall on Prunus padus

Prunus padus, Eerbeek, Coldenhove © Arnold Grosscurt: the galls sometimes seem infested by boring insects

Taphrina padi: gall on Prunus padus

section through a galled and a normal fruit; in the gall the remnant of the stone is still recognisable

Taphrina padi: gall on Prunus padus

Prunus padus, Biddinghuizen, Spijk- en Bremerbergbos 26.v.2016 © Hans Jonkman

Taphrina padi: gall on Prunus padus

galled young shoot, on a tree that also had galled fruits

Taphrina padi: withered gall on Prunus pafnus

all within a week the galled fruits wither an drop to the grond

Taphrina padi: withered glls on Prunus padus

some three days later

Taphrina padi: withered gall on Prunus pafnus

also the twig galls soon shrivel

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Prunus padus.

notes

Redfern & Shirley (2011a) write that in galled fruits the styles are persistent, but this does not happen in all cases.

references

Bacigálová, Mułenko& Wołczańska (2005a), Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Koops (2013a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Mix (1936a, 1949a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2014a).

24/02/2017

pub 25.v.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017