Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Leptosphaeriaceae

Leptosphaeria acuta (Fuckel) P. Karst.

Nettle Rash

Widespread on the dead stems of common nettle (Urtica dioica)

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Ellis, M.B. & Ellis, J.P (1997 new enlarged edition) Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Dennis, R.W.G. (1978) British Ascomycetes

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