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Empetrum nigrum L. (Crowberry, Crowberry Agg.)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Species)

Taxon Rank #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Empetrum nigrum may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Empetrum nigrum:

(live) live is parasitised by Hysterodiscula coelomycetous anamorph Duplicaria empetri - an ascomycete fungus (Rhytismatales: Rhytismataceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
(live) live is associate of fruitbody Hygrocybe lilacina - a waxcap (Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on soil, arctic-alpine]
may be infected and damaged by Phytophthora kernoviae - a blight (Peronosporales: Peronosporaceae) MacKinlay, L. & McIntosh, J., 2010 [Slightly susceptible]
leaf (dead, attached) dead, attached leaf may be infected and damaged by apothecium Arwidssonia empetri - a pyrenomycete (Xylariales: Hyponectriaceae) Dennis, R.W.G., 1995,
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (dead, attached) dead, attached leaf is decayed by epiphyllous, scattered perithecium Botryosphaeria hyperborea - an ascomycete (Botryosphaeriales: Botryosphaeriaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (dead, attached) dead, attached leaf is decayed by erumpent apothecium Phaeangellina empetri - a discomycete (Helotiales: Helotiaceae) UK/Ireland Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (dead, attached) dead, attached leaf is decayed by epiphyllous, scattered perithecium Physalospora empetri - an ascomycete (Xylariales: Hyponectriaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by epiphyllous uredium Chrysomyxa empetri - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Coleosporiaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005,
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
root (live) live root is endomycorrhizal host of mycelium Oidiodendron maius - a dematiaceous hyphomycete (Onygenales: Myxotrichaceae) Foreign Rice, A.V. & Currah, R.S., 2001

Empetrum nigrum may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)
Woody plants Broadleaved shrubs Broadleaved trees and shrubs Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved shrubs) Broadleaved trees, shrubs and climbers (via Broadleaved trees and shrubs)

References

Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
MacKinlay, L. & McIntosh, J., 2010 Phytophthora ramorum and P. kernoviae in Scotland
Rice, A.V. & Currah, R.S., 2001 Physiological and morphological variations in Oidiodendron maius
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