Sporisorium magnusianum (Fischer von Waldheim) Vánky, 2007

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Microbotryomycetes, Microbotryales

on Setaria

gall

smut fungus; the ovaries are malformed, covered by sooty fungal spores.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Setaria pumila.

synonyms

Sphacelotheca magnusiana (Fischer von Waldheim) Ciferri, 1934

notes

This species is not mentioned in Vánky’s (1994a) book about the European smut fungi: it is Neotropical species (Vánky, 2007). It concerns a mis-identification of Macalpinomyces neglectus or Ustilago crameri, but the description by Dauphin & Aniotsbehere is too general to say more.

references

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Vánky 2007. Taxonomic studies on Ustilaginomycetes 27. Mycotaxon 99: 1-70.
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