Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by markwilson » Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:33 pm

Ecoflora site can be investigated by plant species - then associated fungi (mainly Ellis + Ellis) are given saying what part of plant affected

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http://www.ecoflora.co.uk/

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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by Lancashire Lad » Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:51 pm

Hi Mark, and welcome to the UK Fungi forums.

That's a useful bit of info! - A website that I wasn't previously aware of. It will definitely come in handy.


Similarly, the FRDBI can be searched by "Associated organism".

By typing in the name of a plant / host species, the database will return any fungi (not only rusts/smuts, etc.) with which the searched for host species has been recorded:-
http://www.fieldmycology.net/FRDBI/FRDBI.asp

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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by marksteer » Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:17 pm

Hi Mark,
Good to see you here! That looks like a very useful website - thanks.
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Post by adampembs » Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:57 pm

I've been trying to find a database of plants with locations, similar to the frdbi or CATE, but can only find the NBN Gateway which I find impossible to use. The map of species, in this case Salix triandra shows two squares over Pembrokeshire, but when I click on list of sites, it returns organisations, like Wildlife Trusts etc, without telling you which one holds the records in question. I chose Watsonian vice county (Pembrokeshire) and downoaded an empty csv file. There has to be a better way!
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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by marksteer » Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:21 pm

You probably already know but possibly http://www.wwbic.org.uk/ can help? Not sure how available records are from them.
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Post by adampembs » Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:27 pm

Yes, but it's a paid service, and each request involves filling a 4 page form. The frdbi is a lot easier :)
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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by marksteer » Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:06 pm

OK! I have managed to get some individual records from SEWBReC for free!
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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by rustbucket » Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:18 pm

Also worth noting that David Harries with his Pembrokeshire Fungus Recording Network also has regular articles on rusts in his quarterly Newsletter. Adam has apparently re-jigged the website? so I don't know the correct link at present. Can you help me out please Adam?

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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by marksteer » Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:12 pm

Dutch Rusts book A.J.Terorshuizen and C.A. Swertz's Roesten van Nederland 2011 re-print is now potentially available from Summerfield Books
website: http://www.summerfieldbooks.com/ (not currently listed)
email: info@summerfieldbooks.com
phone: 01768 210793
contact: Christine O'Hara

Price: about £30 dependent on Euro/£ exchange rate plus p&p

Very limited stock availability but they maybe able to order more copies.

N.B. I am not promoting Summerfield Books - you maybe able to order elsewhere at lower price (but I doubt it!)
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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by Lancashire Lad » Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:24 pm

marksteer wrote:Dutch Rusts book A.J.Terorshuizen and C.A. Swertz's Roesten van Nederland 2011 re-print is now potentially available . . .
For anyone who has this book, the information available here might be of some use: -
https://sites.google.com/site/dutchrustfungi/home

NB: As mentioned in the text, viewing the documents directly does not show them very well. They are far better downloaded, saved, and opened in Word or Excel respectively.
The three dark blue arrows at the right hand side of the page are the download links for the articles in question. ;)

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Re: Literature & resources for rusts and smuts

Post by marksteer » Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:41 pm

Hi Mike,
Thanks for that. I will wait for my copy (ordered!) -
maybe getting out of my depth with Rusts but Nigel is giving me excellent backup!

One Rust on Kew's 'Lost and Found List' is Chrysomayxa pyrolata on Pyrola spp. mainly P.rotundifolia ssp. maritima. It has recently been re-found on dunes near Southport. I've been looking on sand dunes in Glamorgan VC41 but no success so far. Only record at the moment in Wales is on dunes on Anglesey. However P.rotifundulia ssp. maritima is also found inland in VC41 on old colliery spoil heaps so if you have suitable locations with Pyrola maybe worth looking for?

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