Sphacelotheca hydropiperis (Schumacher) de Bary 1884

on Persicaria

Sphacelotheca hydropiperis on Persicaria spec.

Persicaria spec., Diemen, Diemerbos © Miriam Langeveld

Engeland, Vice County: Berks, VC 22 © Malcolm Storey,
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Sphacelotheca hydropiperis on Periscaria hydropiper

England, Vice County: Berks, VC 22 © Malcolm Storey,
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Sphacelotheca hydropiperis on Periscaria hydropiper

detail; the columella is well recognisable

Sphacelotheca hydropiperis: spores

among the spores is a large number of hyaline sterile cells

Sphacelotheca hydropiperis: spores

the spores are finely verrucolose

Sphacelotheca hydropiperis on Persicaria hydropiper

Persicaria hydropiper, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Oud-Turnhout, de Liereman © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Sphacelotheca hydropiperis: spores

spores

gall

the contents of the calyce is transformed into a purplish brown mass of spores. Initially this is enclosed by a greyish peridium that soon desintegrates. When the spores are released a central columella becomes apparent.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Persicaria hydropiper, maculosa, minor, mitis.

synonyms

Ustilago hydropiperis (Schumacher) Schröter, 1877.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Brandenburger (1985a” 87),Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Doppelbauer (1973a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Ivić, Sever, Scheuer & Lutz (2013a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Roskam (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tóth (1994a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

04/04/2017

pub 25.v.2017 · mod 31.vii.2017