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Tracya hydrocharidis Lagerh. (Frogbit Smut)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Spooner, B.M. & Legon, N.W., 2006 Additions and amendments to the list of British smut fungi

Tracya hydrocharidis may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(an order of smut fungi parasitic on aquatic plants)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of Tracya hydrocharidis (Frogbit Smut)

Further Information

Distribution and Frequency Only two records, Northern Ireland (Fermanagh) in 1948 and Runnymede, Surrey in 1937 (refound 2005). The host is generally inaccessible and the smut is easily overlooked, especially when poorly developed as it is in British material.
2007 (Draft) Red Data List CR/B
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