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

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