Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Fusidiella depressa

Fusidiella depressa (Berkeley & Broome) Videira & Crous, 2016

on Angelica, Peucedanum

Fusidiella depressa on Angelica sylvestris

Angelica sylvestris, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Balen, Griesbroek, 15.ix.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: upper side of an infected, already somewhat yellowing leaf

Fusidiella depressa on Angelica sylvestris


Fusidiella depressa on Angelica sylvestris


Fusidiella depressa on Angelica sylvestris


Fusidiella depressa: colony

vertical section through a colony, with conidia

Fusidiella depressa: conidiophores


Fusidiella depressa: conidia


Fusidiella depressa: conidium

germinating conidium

Fusidiella depressa: conidium


host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Angelica palustris, razulii, sylvestris; Peucedanum ostruthium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Cercosporidium depressum (Berkeley & Broome) Deighton, 1967; Fusicladium depressum (Berkeley & Broome) Saccardo, 1886; Passalora depressa (Berkeley & Broome) Saccardo, 1887.


Brandenburger mentions from Angelica, next to Cercosporidium depressum, a C. angelicae (both later transferred by Braun to Passalora). Because it is not possible to evaluate this difference without illustrations, the material above ia provisionally identified as the often-cited depressa.


Brandenburger (1985a: 428), Braun (1992a), Doppelbauer (1973a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Kruse (2019a), Losa España (1944a), Negrean (1996b), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Połeć (2006a), Świderska-Burek (2007a, 2015a), Videira, Groenewald, Braun, ao (2016a), Videira, Groenewald, Nakashima, ao (2017a).

Last modified 18.ix.2020