Urocystis galanthi Pape, 1923

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Galanthus

gall

dark grey pustules on leaves and pedicel that upon rupturing release a powdery, blackish brown mass of spore balls. A spore ball consists of 1-3 spores, completely surrounded by a layer of smaller sterile cells.

hostplants

Amaryllidacea, monophagous

Galanthus nivalis.

references

Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lotze-Engelhard (2010a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Vánky (1994a).

11/12/2016

mod 28.vi.2017