Fusamen fructigenum (Karsten) Arx, 1957

Fungi, Ascomycota, incertae sedis, incertae sedis

on Salix

gall

fungus infection of the female catkins (axis of the catkin and pedicels), producing a red spore mass that swells in humid weather and then is gelatinous. The spores, conidia, are formed in subcuticular acervuli; they are sickle-shaped, acute at both ends and measure 5-7 x 19-23 ยตm.

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 49).

31/03/2017

mod 28.vi.2017