Stegocintractia hyperborea (Blytt) Piepenbring, 2000

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Luzula

gall

the capsule is transformed into a black,y agglutinated, 1-1.5 mm large mass of spores. Spores dark reddish brown, 14-19 x 18-22 µm. The infection is systemic.

hostplants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Luzula arcuata, confusa, nivalis.

synonyms

Ustilago hyperborea Blytt, 1896; Cintractia hyperborea (Blytt) Liro, 1935.

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Vánky (1994a), Riegler-Hager (2005a).

19/05/2014

mod 28.vi.2017