Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe capreae

Erysiphe capreae de Candolle, 1830

on Salix


mycelium amphigenous, white. Appressoria nipple-shaped to multilobed, mostly solitary. Conidia formed one by one, elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Foot-cell of conidiophore cylindrical, 25-40 ┬Ám. Cleistothecia amphigenous, with 5-12 asci, containing 4-5 spores. Appendages 35-120, somewhat above the equator, 0.3-1 x the diameter; they are hyaline, aseptate, unbranched, almost straight; the apex is uncinate-circinate.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Salix caprea.


Erysiphe adunca var. regularis (Zheng & Chen) Braun & Takamitsu, 2000; Uncinula adunca var. regularis (Zheng & Chen) Braun, 1982; ? Pleochata mali Eliade 1986.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Dietrich (2016b), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Leysen (2013a, 2017a), Scheuer & Bechter (2012a).

Last modified 29.xi.2021