Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhizocalyx abietis

Rhizocalyx abietis Petrak, 1928

on Abies

parasite

Black, stalked apothecia at the undersides of the needles. Asci 10-16 x 65-115, 8 spores; spores 4-7 x 9-28, 0-4-septate.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Abies balsamea, sibirica.

notes

Teleomorph of Rhizothyrium abietis.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 16), Smerlis (1967a).

Last modified 2.viii.2022