Exobasidium myrtilli Siegmund, 1879

on Vaccinium

Exobasidium myrtilli on Vaccinium myrtillus

Vaccinium myrtillus, Epe, Landgoed Tongeren © Hans Jonkman

Exobasidium myrtilli on Vaccinium myrtillus

Vaccinium myrtillus, Nunspeet, Landgoed Welna © Hans Jonkman

Exobasidium myrtilli on Vaccinium myrtillus

galled flower

gall

entire shoots are systemically infected: they are a coloured red and are swollen, and ultimately covered by a white hymenium. The spores are weakly curved, up to 16 µm long, septate.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium myrtillus.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Blumer (1946a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Döring (2003a), Ing (1994a, 2001a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Spooner (1988a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a)..

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