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by Simon Horsnall
Tue Sep 15, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Mildew on Comfrey
Replies: 9
Views: 3280

Re: Mildew on Comfrey

Thanks Chris. I shall try to get out with the camera today, although the whole plant is looking pretty sickly. However, I did look at this down the stereo microscope. As you say, I identified the swollen hair bases as such but there is definitely, and you will have to excuse terminology here, some f...
by Simon Horsnall
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Mildew on Comfrey
Replies: 9
Views: 3280

Re: Mildew on Comfrey

Many thanks for the swift reply. I doubt these are good enough but anything better will need daylight now. The upper surface of the leaf: mildew on symphytum upper.jpg A detail of the leaf hopefully showing the structure of the mildew and what I presume to be the sexual stage of the mildew (little b...
by Simon Horsnall
Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Rusts, Smuts, and Mildews
Topic: Mildew on Comfrey
Replies: 9
Views: 3280

Mildew on Comfrey

Perhaps a few words of introduction wouldn't go amiss as this is my first post on the site. I am a WAB exile although not very active on the fungi pages. My main interests are birds and insects and I co-ordinate the National Siphonaptera Recording Scheme. In addition to this, I am a pan-species list...