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Melanustilospora ari (Cooke) Denchev (Arum Smut)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Preece, T.F., & Mordue, E.M. & Hick, A.J., 1994 Recent finds of an unusual fungus in the leaves of Arum maculatum in Shropshire - is it a smut?

Melanustilospora ari may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(smut fungi and relatives)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 feeding and other relationships of Melanustilospora ari (Arum Smut)

Further Information

Distribution and Frequency Very few records. Recently found in Shropshire and Surrey.
2007 (Draft) Red Data List DD
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