Observation 22995: Eriophyes longisetosus

When: 2009-07-07

Collection location: Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

I know this is not a fungus but what is the name

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:23 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘WA’ to ‘Washington, USA’


Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch

Proposed Names

-91% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: An insect gall. The red is caused by an erineum mite

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By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2011-07-01 07:29:32 MST (-0700)

But nevertheless totally amazing!!!!

Not a fungus
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-06-30 04:19:44 MST (-0700)
Erineum galls
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-07-07 09:07:34 MST (-0700)

The can have different names depending on the host. Here is one example:

You can also have a look at obs 21691