Microbotryum silenes-saxifragae Lutz, Piątek & Kemler, 2013

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Microbotryomycetes, Microbotryales

on Silene

gall

the anthers are transgormed into a dark brown-purple mass of spores. All flowers in an inflorescence are affected, and also most flowers in a clump of plants.

hostplants

Cryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene saxifraga.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Piątek, Lutz & Kemler (2013a).

15/08/2016

mod 28.vi.2017