Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Taphrinaceae

Taphrina alni  (Berk. & Broome) Gjaerum

Alder Tongue

A plant pathogen that causes a tongue-like gall, hence the common name. Rather common

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Ellis & Ellis (1997) - Microfungi on Land Plants
Redfern & Shirley (2011) - British Plant Galls

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