Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Pucciniastraceae

Pucciniastrum symphyti  (DC.) McKenzie & Padamsee

Comfrey Rust

A common rust of comfrey species Symphytum showing as orangey-yellow pustules on the underside of the leaves

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011) Dutch Rust Fungi
Ellis & Ellis (1997) Microfungi on Land Plants
Wilson & Henderson (2011) British Rust Fungi

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