Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia secalis

Tilletia secalis (Corda) Kühn, 1877

on Triticum


The fruits are undersized and are filled with a fetid, reddish-brown mass of spores. The spores brownish purple, rotund, 18-22 x 19-24 µm; their wall has a reticulate ridge pattern.


Poaceae, monophagous

Secale cereale.


Almaraz (1998a), Bao, Carris, Huang ao (2010a), Brandenburger (1985a: 793), Buhr (1965a), Carris & Castlebury (2008a), Carris, Castlebury, Huang, ao (2007a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (1994a), Zogg (1983a).

Last modified 11.xii.2022