Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea capillaris

Anthracoidea capillaris 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 15-25 µm long, their wall is very uneven in thickness and structure.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex capillaris.


Brandenburger (1985a: 874), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholler, Schnittler & Piepenbring (2003a), Spooner & Leon (2006a), Vánky (1994a), Zwetko (1993a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022