Melampsora hypericorum


    Melampsora hypericorum is an orange rust fungus that attacks Hypericum species, most notably Tutsan (Hypericum androsaemum).

    Identification difficulty

    Anywhere that Tutsan is found.

    When to see it

    Late spring and summer

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent 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