Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Taphrinomycetes
Order: Taphrinales Family: Taphrinaceae
Species: Taphrina alni (Berk. & Broome) Gjaerum
Synonyms: Ascomyces alni
Ascomyces alnitorquus
Exoascus alni-incanae
Exoascus alnitorquus
Taphrina alni-incanae
Taphrina alnitorqua
Taphrina amentorum
Common Name: Alder Tongue


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Taphrina alniPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Alnus glutinosa (20)
Alnus cordata (1)
Alder (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Rowan-birch woods (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Cone (10)
Fagus (2)
Catkin Female (1)
Cupule (1)
Fruit (1)
Petiole (1)
Tree (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (2)
May (1)
August (4)
September (5)
October (12)
November (2)