Taxon profile


Tar Spot
Rhytisma acerinum (Pers.) Fr.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Leotiomycetes »  order Rhytismatales »  family Rhytismataceae »  genus Rhytisma

Scientific synonyms

Melanosorus acerinum (Pers.) De Not.
Melanosorus acerinus (Pers.) De Not.
Melasmia acerina Lév.
Polistigua acerinum (Pers.) Link
Polystigma acerinum (Pers.) Link
Rhytisma pseudoplatani Müll. Berol.
Xyloma acerinum Pers.
Xyloma gyrans Wallr.
Xyloma lacrymans Wallr.

Other names

= Maple Tar Spot Disease
= Sycamore Tarspot


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Acer L. - maple, Acer platanoides L. - Norway Maple, Acer campestre L. - Field Maple

Links and literature

CZ Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. (2012): Přehled hub střední Evropy, Academia Praha, 624pp [as Rhytisma acerinum (Pers.) Fr.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
CZ Slavíček J. (ed.) (2014): Číselník hub České republiky [], Česká vědecká společnost pro mykologii [as Rhytisma acerinum (Pers.) Fr.]
Data retrieved on: 3 March 2015

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