Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ustilago scrobiculata

Ustilago scrobiculata Liro, 1924

on Calamagrostis


Dark brown thallus on the leaf blades, rarely also the sheaths. Spores 12-19 µm, irregularly spinulose; the bases of the spines are connected in a network.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Calamagrostis arundinacea, canescens, epigeios, purpurea & subsp. phragmitoides, villosa.


Brandenburger (1985a: 810). Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse, Dietrich, Zimmerman ao (2018a), Kruse, Thiel, Braun, ao (2018e), Kummer (2009a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Spooner & Legon (2006a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 22.i.2023