Entyloma ficariae

Description

Entyloma ficariae is a smut fungus the embedded sorus parasitises the live leaf of Lesser Celandine (Ficaria verna) leaving pale looking patches.

Habitat

Wherever Lesser Celandine occurs.

When to see it

April and May.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map