Mycosphaerella buxicola (de Candolle) Tomilin, 1970

Fungi, Ascomycota, Dothideomycetes, Capnodiales

on Buxus

Mycosphaerella buxicola on Buxus sempervirens

Buxus sempervirens, Belgium, prov. Namur, Yvoir © Jonas Mortelmans

Mycosphaerella buxicola on Buxus sempervirens

underside, with pseudothecia

Mycosphaerella buxicola on Buxus sempervirens

detail of underside

gall

the intested parts eventually dry and fall out; after that it looks like the plant has been grazed by an insect.

hostplants

Buxaceae, monophagous

Buxus sempervirens.

synonyms

Mycosphaerella limbalis (Persoon) Arx, 1949.

notes

Probably new for Belgium (Mortelmans in litt., 2014).

references

Brandenburger (1985a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Melgarejo Nárdiz ao (2010a).

17/01/2014

mod 28.vi.2017