Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Entorrhiza scirpicola

Entorrhiza scirpicola (Correns) Saccardo & Sydow, 1899

on Eleocharis


Roots with cylindrical, sometimes branching, fleshy appendages of up to 1.5 cm long and 1.5 mm thick. At first they are white, ultimately dark brown. They are filled with an agglutinated, yellow- to orange-brown spore mass. Spores 11-16 x 13-20 µm; the wall with some 10 irregular ridges.

host plants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Eleocharis quinqueflora.


Brandenburger (1985a: 864), Buhr (1964b), Chater & Smith (2018a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Fineran (1971a, 1973a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

Last modified 18.xii.2022