Photos

Ericaceae Leaf Gall

Exobasidium spp. of fungi?

Englewood, FL

Galls are abnormal outgrowths on plants that can be caused by fungi, bacteria, or insects. I believe this one to be a species of Exobasidium (commonly found on the Ericaceae). Host plant in this picture is a Leonia

in article: The Bizarre Microcosm

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