Melanotaenium antirrhini Viennot-Bourgin, 1990

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Antirrhinum

gall

lead-coloured to black pustules, mainly on the basal part of the stem but also higher on the plant, also the leaves. Upon rupturing they release a black, agglutinated mass of spores. Spores dark reddish brown, thick-walled, smooth, 12-20 µm.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Antirrhinum latifolium.

references

Vánky (1990a, 1994a).

19/10/2016

mod 28.vi.2017