The rust fungus Puccinia hysterium galls Goat's-beard (Tragopogon pratensis) and may affect most of the plant which can become covered with aecia.
Please provide photographs showing the galls and plant. Please also state the host species when submitting your record.
This rust may be encountered wherever the host species (Goat's-beard) occurs.
Late spring and summer.
Seems to be widespread in England, though perhaps rather local.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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