Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lembosina aulographoides

Lembosina aulographoides (Saccardo, Bommer & Rousseau) Theissen, 1913

on Rhododendron

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Eksel, Dommelvallei, 19.ii.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: the mycelium as a greyish film over living and dead parts of the plant, with scattered fruiting bodies, thyreothecia

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

a thyreothecium, squashed under the cover glass, surrounded by ascospores

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

detail

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

Rhododendron spec. (cult.), België, prov. Antwerpen, Balen, Griesbroek, 19.i.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel.

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

ascus

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

young ascospores, with conspicuous large oil droplets

Lembosina aulographoides on Rhododendron spec.

mature ascospore.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Rhododendron.

references

Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Hongsanan, Li, Liu, ao (2014a).

Last modified 22.xi.2021