Puccinia caricicola Fuckel, 1874

Fungi, Basidiomycota. Pucciniomycetes, Pucciniales, Pucciniaceae

on Carex

gall

no host plant alternation, only uredinia and telia, both hypophyllous. Uredia light rust-coloured, Urediniospores formed in spring spinulose with 3 equatorial pores, each one capped by a hyaline papilla. Spores formed later in the summer are larger (21-26 x 26-35 µm), thick-walled and more coarsely spinulose. The black telia are formed only after the leaves have withered.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex obtusata, supina.

references

Gäumann (1959a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Poelt & Zwetko (1997a).

10/11/2016

mod 28.vi.2017