Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Orphanomyces hungaricus

Orphanomyces hungaricus Vánky & Gönczöl 1978

on Carex


sori as black stripes or crusts on young leaves; the fungus is systemic, infected plants do not flower. Spores united in balls of 10-60 or more.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta.


Brandenburger (1985a: 870), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022