Exobasidium karstenii Saccardo & Trotter, 1912

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Exobasidiales

on Andromeda

Exobasidium karstenii on Andromeda polifolia

Andromeda polifolia, Polen, Bialowieza © Sébastien Carbonelle

Exobasidium karstenii on Andromeda polifolia

underside of a galled leaf

gall

leaves much broader than normal, reddened to bluish-purple; the shoorts are somewhat enlarged; usually the galling concerns isolated shoots. The spores are curved, septate, up to 18 µm long.

hostplants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Andromeda polifolia.

synonyms

Exobasidium andromedae P Karsten, 1878.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Döring (2003a), Doppelbauer & Doppelbaur (1973a), Ing (1994a, 2001a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean (1996a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

27/10/2016

pub 6.iii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017