Fungal Rusts

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Fungal Rusts

Postby SteveMcBill on Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:39 am

Fungal Rusts:

Now is a good time to begin looking for fungal rusts on various plants; below can be seen a couple found so far this year (2015):

Ramson and Arum Rust (Puccinia sessilis) on a
Ramsons leaf

Dock Rust (Puccinia phragmitis) on a
Broad-leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius leaf

The rust which affects Common Nettle (Urtica dioica) - (Puccinia urticata) - is also present at the moment - sadly, no photo of it at so far - see over at: - as well as the rust Puccinia pulverentula on Great Willowherb - again, no photo at the moment.


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