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DSCN0022

Observed: 26th August 2013 By: brazilnutbrazilnut’s reputation in Plants
DSCN0022
DSCN0021
Description:

Just one of a group of alders has pink 'petals' growing from nearly all its green cones. The surrounding alders have just the usual green cones and/or young catkins. Is this a disease or a different species or ...?

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Taphrina alni

The gall is caused by the fungi Taphrina alni