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by markwilson
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Fungi ID requests (post here if you aren't sure what type of fungus you've found)
Topic: Gorse cramp ball
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Gorse cramp ball

I think this is Daldinia fissa on burnt Ulex (prob U europaea) c 2cm across - 2nd picture shows "attachment" scar. Does anyone know how common this is, or is the NBN map about right. Is anything being done to conserve as a number of "conservation" organisations no longer burn moorland? Found in West...
by markwilson
Sun May 31, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Vinca fungi
Replies: 1
Views: 1189

Vinca fungi

I am not sure about this but I think this may be Puccinia vincae being parasitised by Tuberculina sbrozzii. More photos at https://www.ispotnature.org/communities ... for-2-here. If so according to NBN map both new for S Somerset (VC5). Any ideas Thanks

Mark
by markwilson
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Arum fungus
Replies: 0
Views: 777

Arum fungus

Can anyone help with this. For a long time I have thought these spots were Puccinia sessilis - but they do not match many of the published photographs. The unusual dark spotting is the repouse form and not fungal see https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/609980/more...
by markwilson
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Ascomycetes
Topic: Fungus on ivy
Replies: 2
Views: 1135

Re: Fungus on ivy

Thanks Chris

The http://fungi.myspecies.info/all-fungi/l ... violascens

looks hopeful

Yes I know I ought to get a microscope but when will I be able to get time at home to use it!

Regards Mark
by markwilson
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Ascomycetes
Topic: Fungus on ivy
Replies: 2
Views: 1135

Fungus on ivy

P1020961.JPG P1020962.JPG P1020973.JPG I have recently found this on Ivy (Hedera helix) in West Somerset. Using Ecoflora Ihave got some suggestions I used Ellis and Ellis (In Ecoflora) to try and find likely candidates In order of preference Proliferodiscus pulveraceus see http://www.dorsetnature.c...
by markwilson
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Fungus on Ground Ivy
Replies: 0
Views: 1569

Fungus on Ground Ivy

I am presuming this is fungal on Glechoma hederacea (Ground Ivy) West Somerset. In Bladmineerders only Ramularia glechomatis is given does not look quite like it.
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by markwilson
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Guernsey lily (Nerine) fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Re: Guernsey lily (Nerine) fungus

Thanks - will try - I am getting used to hand lenses - Before I had a cataract operation I was very short-sighted and could see very well close to without a lens now I have to remember to take one with me

Mark
by markwilson
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Guernsey lily (Nerine) fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Re: Guernsey lily (Nerine) fungus

Thanks Fay

But regret cannot do microscopy

Mark
by markwilson
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Sharp rush fungus
Replies: 0
Views: 1280

Sharp rush fungus

Black spores (?) in flower head of Sharp Rush (Juncus acutus) No mention of flower being affected in literature http://bladmineerders.nl/parasites/fungi/basidiomycota/ustilaginomycotina/ustilaginomycetes/urocystidales/urocystidaceae/urocystis/urocystis-junci/ OS grid ref: SS 430 940 on Gower Peninsu...
by markwilson
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Guernsey lily (Nerine) fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Guernsey lily (Nerine) fungus

I have recently found this on a Nerine in my garden in Somerset - I cannot find anything in the web literature that might be possible - anyone any ideas? Thanks

Mark
by markwilson
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Fungus on Hedge Garlic
Replies: 2
Views: 1258

Re: Fungus on Hedge Garlic

Thanks Chris

Mark
by markwilson
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Fungus on Hedge Garlic
Replies: 2
Views: 1258

Fungus on Hedge Garlic

Hyaloperonospora niessliana on Hedge Garlic Lawford (2).JPG Hyaloperonospora niessliana on Hedge Garlic Lawford (4).JPG Hyaloperonospora niessliana on Hedge Garlic Lawford (7).JPG Hyaloperonospora niessliana on Hedge Garlic Lawford (9).JPG Found on Hedge Garlic (Alliaria petiolata) I have come up w...