Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe symphoricarpi

Erysiphe symphoricarpi (Howe) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

on Symphoricarpos

Erysiphe symphoricarpi on Symphoricarpos albus

Symphoricarpos albus, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Meerhout © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Erysiphe symphoricarpi: cleistothecia


Erysiphe symphoricarpi: appendages

the appendages are thin, long, and flaccid

Erysiphe symphoricarpi: asci and spores

asci and spores

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Symphoricarpos albus.


mycelium amphigenous, usually persistent. Appressoria lobed, paired or single. Conidia solitary, oblong-elliptic, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia with 4-10 asci containing 3-5 spores. Appendages 4-20, ± equatorial, 2-5 x the diameter; they are sinuous, unbranched, with 0-1 basal septa, brown at the base; apically they are mostly ± 4-5 times irregularly bifurcated in quick succession.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Czerniawska (2001a) Henricot (2009a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Leysen (2017a), Mieslerová, Sedlářová, Michutová, ao (2020b), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Michalski (2005a).

Last modified 1.xii.2021