Erysiphe divaricata (Wallroth) Schlechtendal, 1824

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Frangula

Erysiphe divaricata on Frangula alnus

Frangula alnus, België, prov. Limburg, Kwaadmechelen © Carina Van Steenwinkel: upperside of an infected leaf

Erysiphe divaricata on Frangula alnus

underr of an infected leaf

Erysiphe divaricata on Frangula alnus


Erysiphe divaricata: cleistothecium


Erysiphe divaricata: tip of appendage

apex of an appendage


mycelium amphigous, thin, whitish. Appressoria lobed. Conidia solitary, without fibrosin bodies, elliptic. Foot-cell of conidiophore mostly straight. Cleistothecia with 3-7 asci, containing 3-6 spores. Appendages 4-12, equatorial, 3-7 the diameter; especially the shorter ones stiff, they are flaccid, (almost) entirely hyaline, 0-3 septate; at the tip they are bifurcated 2-4 times in quick succession.


Rhamnaceae, oligophagous

Frangula alnus; Rhamnus caroliniana.


Microsphaera divaricata (Wallroth) Léveillé, 1851.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Doppelbaur & Doppelbaur (1973a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska (2006a), Scholler & Schubert (1993a).


pub 19.iv.2017 · mod 17.vii.2017