Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea buxbaumii

Anthracoidea buxbaumii Kukkonen, 1963

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 20-28 µm long.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex adelostoma, buxbaumii, hartmanii.


Brandenburger (1985a: 873), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Piątek & Mułenko (2010a), Piątek, Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Mułenko (2005a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Vánky (1994a), Wołczańska, Cwener & Wójciak (2016a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022