Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Juncorrhiza casparyana

Juncorrhiza casparyana (Magnus) Riess, Lutz & Piątek, 2019

on Juncus


light to dark brown irregular galls at the roots, up to over half a cm in size, filled with a light brown agglutinated mass of spores; spores globular, ø 14-24 µm.

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus articulatus, alpinoarticulatus, tenageia.

Probably also J. arcticus, compressus, conglomeratus, effusus, hybridus, inflexus, thomasii.


Entorrhiza casparyana (Magnus) Lagerheim, 1888; E. digitata Lagerheim, 1888.


Bauer, Garnica, Oberwinkler, Riess, Weiß & Begerow (2015a), Buhr (1964b), Chafer & Smith (2018a), Denčev (1991a, 2004a), Denchev, Denchev, Spooner & Helfer (2010a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1973a), Fineran (1971a, 1973a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Riess, Schön, Ziegler, ao (2019a), Scholz (1968a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

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