Tilletia laguri Zhang, Lin & Den, 1995

on Lagurus

gall

The ovary is filled with a reddish brown mass of spores that (when fresh) smells of old herring. Spores reticulate, 16-21 x 17-23 ┬Ám; between the spores also smaller, hyaline, sterile cell. The fungus is systemic, therefore all fruits in an inflorescence are galled.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Lagurus ovatus.

references

Bao, Carris, Huang ao (2010a), Carris & Castlebury (2008a), Carris, Castlebury ao (2007a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

mod 26.vii.2018