Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthracoidea verrucosa

Anthracoidea verrucosa (Saville) Nannfeldt, 1977

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.


Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Carex macloviana.

The fungus is not known from Europe, but could occur in northern Europe on this sedge.


Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 28.vii.2018