Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ustilentyloma fluitans

Ustilentyloma fluitans (Liro) Vánky, 1970

on Glyceria


the fungus forms a sorus in the tissue of a leaf or leaf sheath. It shows as an ill-delimited, 1-10 mm long, ± oval spot, yellowish at first, later brown. Immersed in the tissue 8-10 µm large hyaline spores with a smooth wall.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Glyceria fluitans, notata.


Entyloma glyceriae González Fragoso, 1924.


Brandenburger (1985a: 764, 775), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Smith & Lutz (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 10.xii.2022