Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Entorrhiza caricicola

Entorrhiza caricicola Ferdinandsen & Winge, 1915

on Juncus


5-8 mm long, ± club-shaped appendages at the roots, containing almost hyaline, practically smooth elliptic spores. Galls mostly at the root tips.

host plants

(Cyperaceae), Juncaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Carex limosa; Juncus filiformis.

Doubtless on more species. Found outside Europe also on Eleocharis.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b), Chater & Smith (2018a), Fineran (1973a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a, 2012a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

Last modified 4.vii.2022