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Pocket Plum Gall (Prunus spinosa)

Observed: 21st May 2009 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMickETalbot’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMickETalbot’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa  gall.
Description:

Sloe - Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa gall. Pocket Plums caused by the fungus Taphrina pruni Also seen on Cherry Plum common in gardens.

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.