Tolyposporium montiae (Rostrup) Rostrup, 1904

Fungi, Ascomycota, incertae sedis

on Montia

gall

small black globular sori, containing asci, low in the plant. The infection is systemic, infected plants are abnormally strongly branched.

hostplants

Montiaceae, oligophagous

Montia arvensis, fontana.

In North America observed also on Claytonia.

synonyms

Sorosporium montiae Rostrup, 1896.

notes

Although this fungus was described as a smut, it actually is an ascomycete (Vánky); the current generic name cleary is provisional.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 95), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

27/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017