Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphanomyces euteiches

Aphanomyces euteiches Drechsler, 1925

aphanomyces root rot

on Lathyrus, etc.


Film over the roots, that turn black and start to rot. Dense bunches of sporangia on erect hyphae. In the cells of the cortex black oogonia.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Hordeum; Lathyrus; Lupinus; Phaseolus; Pisum; Vicia; Viola.


Brandenburger (1985a: 292), Hughes & Grau (2022a).

Last modified 10.xii.2022