Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Incertae Sedis

Sirococcus conigenus (Pers.) P.F. Cannon & Minter

Widespread in spruce plantations and something of a commercial pest causing shoot blight and seedling death. There are surprisingly few records

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Sutton (1980) The Coelomycetes: Fungi Imperfecti with Pycnidia, Acervuli and Stromata
Ellis & Ellis (1997 new enlarged edition) Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook

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