Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ustilago lolii

Ustilago lolii Magnus, 1909

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales

on Lolium

gall

the top haf of the ear, including all flower parts, is transformed into olive brown, pulverulent, odourless mass of spores. Spoes ± globular, ø 5-8 µm, at one side bit darker than at the other.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Lolium remotum, temulentum.

references

Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

05/03/2013

Last modified 28.vi.2017