Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea fischeri

Anthracoidea fischeri (Karsten) Kukkonen, 1963

on Carex


the contents of the ultimately rupturing utriculi is transformed into a hard, black globular body, 1-2 mm in size consisting of agglutinated spores; initially it is covered by a silvery membrane, that later flakes off. The spores are 13-22 µm long, their wall is evenly thickened.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex brunnescens, canescens, chordorrhiza, diandra, disticha, heleonastes, lapponica, mackenziei, tenuiflora, vulpina.

Mainly canescens and disticha.


Cintractia fischeri (Karsten) Liro, 1935.


Brandenburger (1985a: 874), Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Prillinger, Wuczkowski, Lopandic ao (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Vánky (19994a).

Last modified 19.xii.2022