Taphrina githaginis Rostrup, 1981

on Agrostemma

gall

parts of the plant are yellowed, hypertrophied and wrinkled; at maturity of the fungus the surface bears a layer of asci.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Agrostemma githago.

notes

Based on a study of the type material, Mix concluded that it clearly did not belong to either Taphrina or Taphridium. It is not clear how later authors came to a different conclusion.

references

Bataille (1936a), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mix (1956a).

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