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

mod 17.vii.2017