Observation 46794: Gymnoconia nitens (Schwein.) F. Kern & Thurst.
When: 2010-06-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on arctic bramble (Rubus arcticus)

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Recognized by sight: perhaps more likely considering the distribution of these rust fungi (if they are different species..?)

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Thanks Darv
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-12-05 08:46:05 GMT (+0000)

I’m still not sure about this, but I looked again on them later in the season, and I couldn’t find the other stage with dark brown two-celled spores that should have occured on peckiana.

G. nitens & G. peckiana
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-12-05 06:31:49 GMT (+0000)

They appear to be close, but different species:
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/...
Canadian Journal of Botany, 2007, Volume 85: 926-934.

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