Urocystis alopecuri Frank, 1880
Alopecurus spec., Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Gerhoeven, de Rammelaars, 31.v.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel. Most plants are sterilised by the infection; this is one was an exception.
leaf with linear sori
sorus, still covered by the epidermis
Elongated, initially lead grey fungal infestations of the leaves. Later spore balls are formed here. They consist of 2-3 spores, surrounded by a layer of sterile cells.
Alopecurus aequalis, arundinaceus, geniculatus, myosuroides, pratensis.
Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Vánky (1994a).