Miyagia pseudosphaeria


Miyagia pseudosphaeria is a rust fungus that causes leaf spots bearing aecia on Sow-thistles (Sonchus sp.). These sometimes slightly deform the leaves but are not true gall.


Where the host species occur.

When to see it

When the host species is in leaf.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map