New records of Microbotryum species parasitizing Caryophyllaceae from Ukraine

Kyrylo G. Savchenko, Vasyl P. Heluta


Four records of smut fungi belonging to the genus Microbotryum Lév.are reported. Two species were found on new hosts, namely M. dianthorum on Dianthus borbasii and D. pseudoserotinus and M. superbum on D. stenocalyx. Microbotryum lagerhemii on Lychnis viscaria is a new species for Ukraine.


smut fungi; Microbotryum; Dianthus; Lychnis

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