Microbotryum heliospermae Piątek & Lutz, 2012

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Microbotryomycetes, Microbotryales

on Silene

gall

The flower buds are swollen; their contents are transformed into a dark purple pulverulent mass of spores. Spores 5-9 x 6-10 µm, wall reticulate.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Silene pusilla (= Heliosperma p.).

Perhaps also S. rupestris.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a) , Piątek, Lutz, Ronikier, Kemler & Świderska-Burek (2012a).

15/12/2016

mod 28.vi.2017