Melampsora hypericorum

    Description

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

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map