Daisy Rust - Puccinia distincta
Puccinia distincta is a rust fungus affecting Daisies (Bellis perennis). Infected leaves sometimes raised and possibly less vigorous compared to normal leaves, and bearing blisters with cluster-cups on both surfaces.
Where the host plant (Daisy) occurs.
Best observed in summer and autumn.
This species was only reported in Britain at the end of the 1990s but is becoming more common.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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