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Galls on Grasses

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Chlorops pumilionis gall on couch grass
Lipara lucens
Lipara lucens (cigar gall) of common reed
Lipara rufitarsus gall opened to show larva
Lipara rufitarsus larva in reed stem gall
Lipara rufitarsus on common reed
Wachtliella caricis on glaucous sedge
Wachtliella caricis on sedge inflorescence
Livia juncorum galling flower head of Juncus sp
Aceria tenuis on cocksfoot grass
Claviceps purpurea (ergot) on couch grass 1
Claviceps purpurea (ergot) on couch grass 2
Claviceps purpurea (ergot) on couch grass 3
Claviceps purpurea (ergot) on reed canary grass
Puccinia poarum on coltsfoot 1
Puccinia poarum on coltsfoot 2
Ustilago maydis a smut fungus galling maize cob