Synchytrium phegopteridis Juel, 1893

Fungi, Chytridiomycota, Chytridiomycetes, Chytridiales

on Phegopteris

gall

tiny, smooth, golden yellow pustules on the leaves and even more the stalks. Each is formed by an infected, swollen cell, surrounded by a high rim of not-infected, yet swollen, cells.

hostplants

Thelypteridaceae, Woodsiaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Gymnocarpium robertinanum; Phegopteris connectilis; ? Thelypteris.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 9), Buhr (1964b), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

16/01/2016

mod 28.vi.2017