Spermosporina aricola U. Braun
(an anamorphic fungus)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
Anamorphic SpeciesSpermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus)
FamilyPLECTOSPHAERELLACEAE (a family of ascomycetes)
SubclassHYPOCREOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of ascomycetes)
ClassSORDARIOMYCETES (a class of ascomycetes)
SubphylumPEZIZOMYCOTINA (a subphylum of fungi)
PhylumASCOMYCOTA (spore shooters, ascomycete)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Spermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus) :
1: Spermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus)
10 May 2009 OSGR: SU43 51° 10' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
Ramularia anamorph on leaf-spots on Wild Arum leaves
Image 1: Infected leaf - top surface - white backgroundImage 2: Infected leaf - top surface - white background (2)Image 3: Infected leaf - under surface - white backgroundImage 4: Infected leaf - under surface - white background (2)Image 5: Leaf spot - leaf top surface - magnifiedImage 6: Leaf spot - leaf top surface - magnified (2)Image 7: Leaf spot - leaf under surface - magnifiedImage 8: Leaf spot - leaf under surface - magnified (2)Image 9: Leaf spots - top surface of leaf - close-up - enlargedImage 10: Leaf spots - under surface of leaf - close-up - enlargedImage 11: Conidia - magnifiedImage 12: Conidia - magnified (2)Image 13: Conidia - magnified (3)Image 14: Conidiophores and conidia - magnified
2: Spermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus) IDENTIFICATION UNCERTAIN
17 May 2004 OSGR: SX76 50° 30' N, 3° 50' W Vice County: South Devon (VC 3) England
Wild Arum, on roadside bank, with pale infection spots on leaves
Image 1: Infected leafImage 2: Infected leaf - top surfaceImage 3: Infected leaf - top surface (2)Image 4: Infected leaf - under surfaceImage 5: Infected leaf - under surface (2)Image 6: Infected leavesImage 7: Infection spots - top surface - enlargedImage 8: Infection spots - under surface - enlarged

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Spermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus)

Spermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Spermosporina aricola (an anamorphic fungus)
This very common fungus (better known as Ramularia ari) should be carefully compared with the anamorph of the rarely recorded Melanustilospora (=Melanotaenium) ari. If the conidia are septate it may be Cercospora ari (Fautrey) Vasjagina.
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