Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales Family: Phragmidiaceae
Species: Phragmidium violaceum (Schultz) G. Winter
Synonyms: Lecythea ruborum
Puccinia violacea
Common Name: Violet Bramble Rust

A Rust Fungus
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Phragmidium violaceumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Rubus fruticosus agg. (26)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: mixed (5)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus (19)
leaf (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
July (2)
August (6)
September (11)
October (14)
November (1)