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Baloskion Smut

Scientific Name
Restiosporium baloskionis
Scientific Author
Vánky & R.G. Shivas
Taxonomy
Basidiomycota, Ustilaginomycetes, Ustilaginales, Ustilaginaceae
Status
Native Australian Species
Reliability
High
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Restiosporium baloskionis on Baloskion tetraphyllum - BRIP 47088. Scale bar = 10 µm.
Source
Roger Shivas DEEDI
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Diagnostic Notes
Sori filling the capsules with a dark brown semi-agglutinated to powdery mass of spore balls.

Spore balls subglobose, ovoid, ellipsoidal, elongate or irregular, 45–150 × 35–100 µm, olivaceous brown to subopaque, composed of very many readily separating spores.

Spores globose, ovoid, ellipsoidal, elongate or subpolyhedrally irregular, 9–17 (–20) × 8.0–13.5 µm, pale olivaceous brown; wall thin, uniformly c. 0.5 µm, smooth.
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Specimen Contact
Roger Shivas
Author
Roger Shivas
Created
07/12/2010 10:13 AEST
Last Updated
07/12/2010 10:13 AEST
Citation
Roger Shivas (2010) Baloskion Smut (Restiosporium baloskionis ) Updated on 12/7/2010 10:13:54 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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