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.

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

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