Alnus incana  (Speckled Alder)

Photo of Alnus incana by Bryan Kelly-McArthur

© Bryan Kelly-McArthur (Photo ID #87493)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Moberly BC
Photographer Bryan Kelly-McArthur
Habitat edge wetland
Photo Date January 07, 2018
Upload Date November 22, 2020
Elevation (m) 926
Photo ID # 87493
Comments showing Taphrina occidentalis (alder tongues) fungus growing on female catkins. Fungus "produces a hypertrophic condition of the bract resulting in long twisted tongue-like outgrowths" (( (Matchmaker (Mycomatch) )). ID confirmed by Michael Beug