Microbotryum lychnidis-dioicae


    Microbotryum lychnidis-dioicae is an anther-smut that coats the anthers of both Red Campion and White Campion.

    Identification difficulty

    Wherever the host plants occur.

    When to see it

    When the host plants are in flower.

    UK Status

    Widespread but poorly recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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