Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe hellebori

Erysiphe hellebori Ranković, 2002

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Helleborus

notes

mycelium amphigenous. Conidia not described or not present, possibly formed singly, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia 105-125 µm, with 5-10 asci that contain 4-5 spores. Appendages 8-20, ± equatorial, 5-10 x the diameter; they are not mycelioid, thin, flexuous, 0-2 septate, unbranched, only near the basis brown; apices partly simple, partly 1-2 times irregularly ± dichotomously branched.

hostplants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Helleborus odorus.

notes

Braun & Cook have doubts about the validity of this species.

references

Braun & Cook (2102a).

24/12/2015

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