Herpobasidium filicinum (Rostrup) Lind, 1908

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Platygloeales

on ferns

gall

leaf segments disfigured, frayed. In early summer at the underside white (ultimately black) tufts of fungus. They constitute of two-celled basidia, on which one-celled, elliptic spores are formed.

hostplants

Dennstaedtiaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Thelypteridaceae, Woodsiaceae; narrowly polyphagous

Athyrium filix-femina; Cystopteris montana; Drypopteris filix-mas; Gymnocarpium; Phegopteris; Pteridium aquilinum.

Mainly on male-fern (Reimers).

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Maier, Begerow, Weiß & Oberwinkler (2003a), Poelt (1986a), Reimers (1958a).

17/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017