Puccinia poarum

    Description

    The rust fungus Puccinia poarum galls the leaves of Colt's-foot (Tussilago farfara). The underside of the leaves have thickened areas bearing orange-red aecia and spermogonia.

    Habitat

    Wherever Colt's-foot occurs.

    When to see it

    When Colt's-foot is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Widespread and locally frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map