Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales Family: Melampsoraceae
Species: Melampsora epitea var. epitea Thüm.
Synonyms: Aecidium euonymi
Aecidium salicis
Caeoma euonymi
Lecythea epitea
Melampsora alpina
Melampsora epitea
Melampsora euonymi-capraearum
Melampsora hartigii
Melampsora laricis-epitea
Melampsora orchidis-repentis
Melampsora repentis
Melampsora ribesii-purpureae
Uredo confluens ? orchidis
Uredo confluens var. euonymi
Uredo confluens ? orchidis
Uredo epitea
Uredo euonymi
Common Name:


A Rust Fungus
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Melampsora epitea var. epiteaPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Dactylorhiza fuchsii (1)
Salix (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
September (4)
October (1)