Exobasidium Woronin
(redleaf fungi)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Gall - removed from leaf (Click to view)
Species 1 ident. refs
Leaf spray with gall (Click to view)
Shoots with galls (Click to view)
Taxonomic hierarchy:
GenusExobasidium (redleaf fungi)
FamilyEXOBASIDIACEAE (redleaf fungi)
OrderEXOBASIDIALES (an order of ustilaginomycetes)
SubclassEXOBASIDIOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of ustilaginomycetes)
ClassUSTILAGINOMYCETES (smut fungi and relatives)
SubphylumUSTILAGINOMYCOTINA (a subphylum of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Exobasidium (redleaf fungi)

Exobasidium (redleaf fungi) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 33 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Exobasidium (redleaf fungi)
A group of basidiomycetes parasitic on members of the Ericaceae. They generally cause reddening of the infected leaf or shoot where the hymenium grows on the underside. Some species cause inflated galls.
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