Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia lolioli

Tilletia lolioli Vánky, Carris, Castlebury & Scholz 2005

on Loliolum

gall

Ovary inflated, filled with a pulverulent brown stinking mass of spores. Spores globular, 21 x 23 µm µm, with a reticulate pattern of ridges; between the spores also smaller hyaline sterile cells. The gall remain enclosed by the glumes. Probably the fungus is systemic.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Loliolum subulatum.

references

Bao, Carris, Huang, Luo, Liu & Castlebury (2010a), Carris, Castlebury, Huang, Alderman, Luo & Bao (2007a), Denchev & Denchev (2015a).

09/12/2016

Last modified 17.vii.2017