Urocystis helvetica (Ciferri) Scholz & Scholz, 1988

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Briza

gall

Elongated narrow blisters between the nerves of the leaf; initially covered by the epidermis, then lead-coloured. The brownish black spore balls that are released here consist of 1-4 spores, completely wrapped in a layer of smaller sterile cells.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Briza media.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

20/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017