Triodiomyces McTaggart & R.G. Shivas

Type

Triodiomyces altilis (Syd.) McTaggart & R.G. Shivas on Triodia sp.

Description

Infecting hosts of Triodia.

Sori in culms or inflorescence. Columella, spore balls and sterile cells absent.

Species in Australia
 
Triodiomyces altilis
Triodiomyces inaltilis
Triodiomyces lituanus
Triodiomyces lunatus
Triodiomyces triodiae

Key based on host taxonomy
 
On Triodia1
1.  Sori as blister-like swellings on stem, inflorescence abortedTriodiomyces inaltilis
Sori not as above2
2.  Spores lighter on one sideTriodiomyces lunatus
Spores not lighter on one side3
3.  Spores 6-8 µm longTriodiomyces lituanus
Spores longer4
4.  Sori in the floral stem and inflorescence. Spores (8–) 9–12 µm longTriodiomyces triodiae
Sori short, thick. No trace of inflorescence. Spores 7–12 µm longTriodiomyces altilis