Urocystis vulpiae Vánky, 2009

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Urocystidales

on Vulpia

gall

long, lead-coloured striae on the leaves and leaf sheats; upon rupturing they release a dark brown powdery mass of spore balls. The spore balls consist of 1-3(5) spores, with a complete mantle of sterile cells.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Vulpia alopecuros.

references

Vánky (2009a).

14/04/2014

mod 28.vi.2017