Entyloma fergussonii (Berkeley & Broome) Plowright, 1889

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Entylomatales

on Myosotis

Entyloma fergussonii on Myosotis spec.

Myosotis spec., Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Geel, Wilders © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Entyloma fergussonii on Myosotis spec.

infected leave, upper side

Entyloma fergussonii on Myosotis spec.

underside

Entyloma fergussonii on Myosotis spec.

earlier stage

Entyloma fergussonii : spores in host tissue

spores, embedded in the host tissue

Entyloma fergussonii : spores in host tissue

spores

gall

vage, round, whitish to brown, up to 3 mm large leaf spots. Embedded in the tissue smooth, yellowish brown spores.

hostplants

Boraginaceae, monophagous

Myosotis alpestris, amoena, arvensis, discolor, laxa subsp. baltica + caespitosa, ramossisima, scorpioides, soleirolii, stricta, sylvatica.

notes

Tomasi (2014a) lists the fungus from Asarum europaeum. This certainly in incorrect. But the intriguing fact remains the the book by Vánky does not mention any smut fungus from Asarum, which excluded a simple identification error.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Almaraz (1998a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Scholler, Reinhard & Schubert (1996a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

23/03/2017

pub 23.iii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017