Anthracoidea liroi (Lehtola) Nannfeldt, 1965

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 spores are 19-24 µm long, indistinctly verruculose.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex aquatilis, cespitosa, elata, lingbyei, nigra, salina, subspathacea.

references

Hagen (1941a [“Cintractia caricis”]), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a).

mod 26.v.2019