Eriocortex Vánky & R.G. Shivas

Type

Eriocortex eriocauli R.G. Shivas, Vánky, M.D. Barrett & M. Lutz on Eriocaulon scullionii G.J. Leach

Description

Sori in ovaries of host plants in Eriocaulaceae,filling the capsules with dark coloured masses of spore balls. Fungal peridium, columella and sterile cells lacking.

Spore balls composed of spores and a hard cortex.

Spores pigmented (yellowish brown, without violet or red tint).

Species in Australia
 
Eriocortex eriocauli