Urocystis ficariae (Liro) Moesz
(a smut fungus)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesUrocystis ficariae (a smut fungus)
GenusUrocystis (a genus of smut fungi)
FamilyUROCYSTIDACEAE (a family of fungi)
OrderUROCYSTIDALES (an order of fungi)
ClassUSTILAGINOMYCETES (smut fungi and relatives)
SubphylumUSTILAGINOMYCOTINA (a subphylum of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Urocystis ficariae (a smut fungus) :
1: Urocystis ficariae (a smut fungus)
13 May 2008 OSGR: SK38 53° 20' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: South-west Yorks (VC 63) England
single infected split petiole on Lesser Celandine (bulbil form)
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Urocystis ficariae (a smut fungus) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Urocystis ficariae (a smut fungus)
A few records from England and Wales. First UK record in 1986.
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