Puccinia allii

    Description

    Puccinia allii is a gall causing fungus that produces an orangey rust to form on the leaves of Allium species, sometimes causing serious distortion.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Grows on Allium species.

    When to see it

    When the shoots of the host plants appear.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales, less records from elsewhere in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Thought to be fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map