Observation 49570: Naohidemyces vacciniorum (Link) Spooner

When: 2010-08-03

Collection location: near Hill Crest, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available


Copyright © 2010 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2010 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2010 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2010 Johannes Harnisch

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Recognized by sight: Hemlock blueberry rust

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2010-08-03 18:18:18 CDT (-0500)

A rust on Vaccinium. Looks like it might be the aecia stage on the berries, but that is only a guess. The huckleberries and relatives are susceptible to several rusts with complex life cycles.
Ziller, W. G. 1974. The Tree Rusts of Western Canada. Canadian Forestry Service Pub. No. 1329. Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, B. C. 272p.

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