Tilletia vankyi Carris & Castlebury, 2007

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Tilletiales

on Festuca, Lolium

gall

The fruit, enclosed in a pericarp anf the glumes, is greyish brown in colour, and filled with a stinking mass of spores. The spores are ± globular, 16-22 x 18-30 µm, their wall is covered by a mesh structure and a thin layer of mucus.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Festuca heteromalla, rubra; Lolium multiflorum, perenne.

references

Carris & Castlebury (2008a), Carris, Castlebury, Huang, Alderman, Luo & Bao (2007a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

08/12/2016

mod 28.vi.2017