Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Peronosclerospora maydis

Peronosclerospora maydis (Raciborski) Shaw, 1978

on Zea


inconspicuous and ephemerous fungal down at the underside of yellowing leaves of seedlings. It consists of erect conidiophores that apically several times are dichotomously branching, each terminal branch ending in a conidium.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Zea mays.


Brandenburger (1985a: 846), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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