Melampsora hirculi Lindroth, 1902

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales

on Saxifraga

gall

No host alternation, only uredinia and telia. Uredinia mainly hypophyllous, yellowish, causing not leaf spots; spores 14-19 x 18-25 µm, without obvous germination pores. Between the spores clavate or capitate paraphyses. Telia forming hypophyllous crusts, initially flesh-coloured, in the end dark brown; spores cylindrical, sub-epidermal.

hostplants

Saxifragacae, narrowly monophagous

Saxifraga hirculus.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 216), Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

30/12/2016

mod 28.vi.2017