Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lepidoderma carestianum

Lepidoderma carestianum Rabenhorst) Rostafińsky, 1874

parasite

This myxomete has in the past been understood as some stage of a rust fungus, parasitising on Juniperus. However, like all slime molds it is a sapropage.

synonyms

Ustilago fussii Niessl, 1872.

references

Buhr (1964a), Marti & Alexopoulos (1969a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 11.ii.2020