Observation 140501: Aculops rhois Stebbins
When: 2013-07-21
(35.5663° -84.2469° 259m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Non-Fungal leaf gall on Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) caused by the mite (Aculops rhois)

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite
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Recognized by sight

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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2013-07-21 16:30:51 CDT (-0400)

Both of your points, but agree I have seen other non fungal postings here that help me learn what I DID see in the woods. It’s not like she posted a picture of a orb weaver.

I can agree with that
By: Byrain
2013-07-21 15:19:31 CDT (-0400)

but still, its not like you can’t have it on both sites. If you want more informed users to be able to confirm/correct your identification bug guide is the place to be. :)

Because
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-07-21 15:17:25 CDT (-0400)

I thought this might be fungal when I first saw it, I thought other users here might be interested to see it identified.

Christine
By: Byrain
2013-07-21 14:53:10 CDT (-0400)

This is mushroomobserver.org, not bugguide.net… This would be the first record of this species in Tennessee at bug guide, I’m certain they would appreciate it if you posted your pictures there. :)

Created: 2013-07-21 09:28:00 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2013-07-21 09:51:22 CDT (-0400)
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