Sorosphaerula veronicae is a slime mould fungus that causes galls on various species of Speedwell (Veronica sp.). The gall takes the form of a large (up to 4 mm thick) swelling of the stems (mainly lower down), also veins and petioles; inside is a cinnamon coloured mass of spores.
Wherever the host species (Speedwells) occur.
When the host species are in leaf.
There are few records at present as it was only re-discovered fairly recently in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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