Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia lolioli

Tilletia lolioli Vánky, Carris, Castlebury & Scholz 2005

on Loliolum


Ovary inflated, filled with a pulverulent brown stinking mass of spores. Spores globular, 21 x 23 µm µm, with a reticulate pattern of ridges; between the spores also smaller hyaline sterile cells. The gall remain enclosed by the glumes. Probably the fungus is systemic.


Poaceae, monophagous

Loliolum subulatum.


Bao, Carris, Huang, Luo, Liu & Castlebury (2010a), Carris, Castlebury, Huang, Alderman, Luo & Bao (2007a), Denchev & Denchev (2015a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017