Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Phragmidiaceae

Phragmidium violaceum (Schultz) Brockm.

Violet Bramble Rust

A common rust fungus that primarily attacks Bramble Rubus fruticosus. The early stage (uredinial) appears as a yellow power followed in late summer by the dark telial stage that overwinter

Termorshuizen & Swertz (2011) Dutch Rust Fungi
Wilson & Henderson (2011 reprint) British Rust Fungi