Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cladosporium fusicladiiformis

Cladosporium fusicladiiformis González Fragoso, 1916

on Eriobotrya

Cladosporium fusicladiiformis

rom Bensch, Braun, Groenewald & Crous (2012a); K Bensch del.; scale bar = 10 µm.


leaf spots amphigenous, numerous, up to 8 mm. Colonies mostly hypophyllous, brown, in small groups. Conidiophores up to 10, bundled together, 20-300 µm, often branched, brown, lighter to the tip. Conidia in branches chains, 3-6 x 4-14 µm, smooth, almost colourless, 0-1-septate.


Rosaceae, monophagous

Eriobotrya japonica.


the pale colour of the conidia distinguishes this species from C. eriobotryae.


Bensch, Braun, Groenewald & Crous (2012a).

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