Anthracoidea baldensis Vánky, 1979

on Carex

gall

the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spore wall is very uneven in thickness and structure.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex baldensis.

references

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

mod 27.vii.2018