Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Rhytismataceae

Rhytisma acerinum  (Pers.) Fr.

Sycamore Tarspot

Widespread in Britain, almost entirely confined to Sycamore but other Acer species occasionally affected. The fungus overwinters on fallen leaves

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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