Protomyces kriegerianus von Büren, 1922

on Leontodon

gall

Infected parts of the leaf venation are galled, swollen, and deep red in colour; adjacent zone of the leaf disk has turned yellow. In the veins, around the vascular bundles, fungal spores are formed.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Hypochaeris radicata; Leontodon hispidus & subsp. hastilis.

synonyms

Brandenburger considers several Protomyces species, kriegerianus included, synonyms of P. pachydermus. The Index Fungorum (2014) doesn’t follow him herein.

references

Bacigálová (2004a), Bacigálová, Mułenko & Wołczańska (2005a, 2008a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2014a).

10/10/2015

mod 26.vii.2017