Phylum: Basidiomycota Family: Microbotryaceae
Microbotryum saponariae M. Lutz, Göker, Piątek, Kemler, Begerow & Oberw.
A rare fungus in Britain, but widespread on the continent, growing on the anthers of Saponaria officinalis. It also infects cultivated species but to what extent is not known
Woods, R.G. et al. (2018) Smut and Allied Fungi of Wales
Redfern, M. & Shirley, P. (2011) British Plant Galls