Moesziomyces bullatus (Schröter) Vánky (1977)

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Echinochloa

Moesziomyces bullatus: gall on Echinochloa sp.

Echinochloa spec., Belgium, prov. Limburg, Beverlo, Vallei van de Grote Beek © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Moesziomyces bullatus: gall on Echinochloa sp.

detail

Moesziomyces bullatus: opened gall

sorus, still partly in its membrane

Moesziomyces bullatus: spore mass

clumps of spores

Moesziomyces bullatus: spores

spores

Moesziomyces bullatus on Echinochloa

Echinochloa spec., België, prov.Antwerpen, Balen,Griesbroek © Carina Van Steenwinkel: sori in een oude bloeiwijze (mid-November)

Moesziomyces bullatus on Echinochloa

fallen sori, some burst open

gall

Individual ovaries are turned into small smut sori. When they open reddish to blackish brown spores are released, united in small clusters.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Echinochloa crus-galli, muricata; Paspalum dischichum.

synonyms

Tolyposporium bullatum Schröter, 1887.

notes

can be confused with the much more numerous Ustilago trichophora. The sorus membrane is thin and smooth in bullatus, thick and hispid in trichophora.

references

Almaraz (1998a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Prillinger, Wuczkowski, Lopandic, Bauer, MolnáO & Sterflinger (2009a), Savchenko, Carris, Castlebury ao (2014b), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a).

10/03/2017

pub 28.v.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017