Entyloma microsporum

Description

Entyloma microsporum is a smut fungus that galls the leaves and petioles of Ranunculus species causing pustule like swellings.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Wherever Ranunculus species occur.

When to see it

Galls may be observed whenever the host species are in leaf.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map