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Chrysomyxa pirolata G. Winter (Wintergreen Rust)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Chrysomyxa pirolata may be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(pucciniomycete fungi)
(rust fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 9 feeding and other relationships of Chrysomyxa pirolata (Wintergreen Rust)

Further Information

British records Early records were from East Gloucestershire, Formby in South Lancashire and various parts of Scotland. It was found in South Wiltshire (Fonthill Terraces) in the 1970's, but apparently hasn't been seen since 1975. All our records are from Pyrola spp. The aecia (on Picea cone scales) are unknown in this country although can cause infections of epidemic proportion in Norway, so presumably could cope with our climate.
1992 (Provisional) Red Data List Rare
2007 (Draft) Red Data List EN/B
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