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Synchytrium taraxaci de Bary & Woronin (Dandelion Wart - causative organism)

Date 18 May 2009
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 18/05/2009[D]
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Stage or state Anamorph
Record Summary Tiny gregarious galls in Dandelion leaves
Associated organism: in live, galled leaf of Taraxacum officinale
Identification Notes: Leaf upper surface with pale yellow-green speckles coalescing to large patches which may turn reddish. Under surface with tiny gregarious hypophyllous pustules, which rapidly ripen, burst and shed a few orange spores, and then persist as small green, yellow then brown, necrotic cups.


Spores: bright orange, 80-140µm.

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