Scirrhia rimosa (Albertini & Schweinitz) Fuckel, 1870

on Phragmites

Scirrhia rimosa: hypophyllous stroma on Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis, Bergen NH, Uilenvanger: the stromata that erupt through the epidermis have a strong resemblance with rust telia

Scirrhia rimosa: hypophyllous stroma on Phragmites australis

a single stroma

Scirrhia rimosa: conidiophores

the stroma consists of densely packed conidiphores

Scirrhia rimosa: conidiospore

conidium

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Phragmites australis.

synonyms

Hadrotrichum phragmitis Fuckel, 1865.

notes

The description of the conidia by Ellis & Ellis strongly differs from the text and illustration by Brandenburger. Moreover, they write that the fungus occurs on dead leaf sheaths; the material illustrated here was on the underside of living leaves.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

26/12/2016

mod 18.vi.2018