Puccinia circaeae

    Description

    The rust fungus Puccinia circaeae galls the leaves of Enchanter's-nightshade. The stems and lower surfaces of leaves have raised areas, only telia present.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Wherever Enchanter's-nightshade occurs.

    When to see it

    When Enchanter's-nightshade is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map