Ramularia simplex Pass.
(an anamorphic fungus)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
Anamorphic SpeciesRamularia simplex (an anamorphic fungus)
Form genusRamularia (a genus of plant-pathogenic anamorphic hyphomycetes)
FamilyMYCOSPHAERELLACEAE (a family of ascomycetes and lichens)
OrderCAPNODIALES (sooty moulds)
SubclassDOTHIDEOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of fungi)
ClassDOTHIDEOMYCETES (a class of ascomycetes)
SubphylumPEZIZOMYCOTINA (a subphylum of fungi)
PhylumASCOMYCOTA (spore shooters, ascomycete)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Ramularia simplex (an anamorphic fungus) :
1: Ramularia simplex (an anamorphic fungus)
25 May 2009 OSGR: SU49 51° 40' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Infection on dark necrotic patches on leaves of Creeping Buttercup
Image 1: Infected leaf (with rust aecia) - top surface - close-up - black backgroundImage 2: Infected leaf (with rust aecia) - under surface - close-up - black backgroundImage 3: Conidia - magnifiedImage 4: Conidia - magnified (2)

Ramularia simplex (an anamorphic fungus) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 8 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Ramularia simplex (an anamorphic fungus)
Only recorded a couple of times, from Scottish isles (Lewis, Mull), but the description of R. didyma on Ranunculus in Ellis & Ellis (p412) refers to this species (cf Braun p230 & 239)
Distinguished from R. didyma, also found on Ranunculus, by the broad, egg-shaped conidia.
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