Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Pucciniaceae

Puccinia caricina sensu lato  

A species complex which cannot be reliably identified from aecial material. Wilson & Henderson (1966) list numerous varieties which have since been reduced with some attaining species status. Uredinia and/or telia are required for a precise identification which are restricted to Carex pendula

Determiner: 
Robin Sutton confirmed by Chris Johnson

References: 
Wilson, M. & Henderson, D.M. (2011 reprint) British Rust Fungi
Termorshuizen, A.J. & Swertz, C.A. (2011) Dutch Rust Fungi

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