Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Rhytismataceae

Rhytisma salicinum  (Pers.) Fr.

Willow Tarspot

A fungus attacking various species of Salix. Widespread but not particularly common

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Ellis & Ellis (1997) Microfungi on Land Plants
Grove (1937) British Stem- and Leaf-fungi, Volume II

TOP