Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea bigelowii

Anthracoidea bigelowii Nannfeldt, 1965

on Carex


the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black body consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spores are 16-25 µm long, distinctly verruculose.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex bigelowii & subsp. dacica, elata.


Brandenburger (1985a: 873), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a).

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