Synchytrium stellariae Fuckel, 1870

Fungi, Chytridiomycota, Chytridiomycetes, Chytridiales

on Cerastium, Stellaria

gall

numerous, less than a mm wide, semiglobular shininy pustules, mainly at the underside of low leaves, c. 200-350 ┬Ám. Galls formed in summer, containing sporangia, are orange to golden orange. Galles formed in autumn contain resting sporangia and are reddish- to chestnut-brown.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Cerastium glomeratum; Stellaria media, nemorum.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 102), Buhr (1964b), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Tomasi (2014a).

27/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017