Epichloe poae Tadych, Ambrose, Belanger & White, 2012

on Lolium, Poa

gall

One or more internodes all round and mostly over their total length, wrapped in a while, later yellowish fungal mass (stroma). In the stroma slender asci.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Lolium canariense; Poa nemoralis, pratensis.

Outside of Europa also observed on Bromus and Festuca.

notes

The rather wide oligophagy of this species is unusual.

references

Tadych, Ambrose, Bergen ao (2012a).

mod 7.vi.2018