Erratomyces M. Piepenbr. &
Erratomyces patelii (Pavgi & Thirum.) M. Piepenbr. &
Sori Entyloma-like, dark spots on leaves of Fabaceae.
Spores solitary, brown, embedded in the host tissue, scattered in the intercellular spaces.
Spore germination of Tilletia-type, with holobasidia apically carrying needle-shaped basidiospores.
Host-parasite interaction by intercellular hyphae; interaction apparatus lacking.
Septal pore a dolipore traversed by 2 membranous plates; pore caps lacking. Growth in culture producing hyphae and ballistospores.
Erratomyces contains five species, all of which occur on legumes (Vánky, 2002). One species has been reported from Australia.