Alder Tongue - Taphrina alni
Taphrina alni is a fungal plant pathogen that causes Alder Tongue Gall, a chemically induced distortion of female Alder catkins.
On Alder (Alnus glutinosa).
Persists for much of the year.
Once rare in the United Kingdom it has spread rapidly in recent years and is now quite common.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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