Golovinomyces fischeri (Blumer) Braun & Cook, 2009

on Senecio

Golovinomyces fischeri: cleistothecium on Senecio viscosus

Senecio viscosus, Amsterdam: cleistothecium

Golovinomyces fischeri: cleistothecium with appendages

cleistothecium, burst open, with appendages

Golovinomyces fischeri: asci

the content of a cleistothecium; the asci contain two spores each


mycelium amphigenous, also on the stems, white, persistent. Appressoria nipple-shaped, solitary. Conidia short-elliptic, formed in chains, without fibrosin bodies. Foot-cell of conidiophore curved at the base, 12-17 x 40-90 µm. The cleistothecia contain 10-20 asci, each with 2 spores. Appendages numerous, equatorial and sub-equatorial, 0.5-2 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, mostly simple, septate, brown.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Jacobaea vulgaris; Senecio leucanthemifolius subsp. vernalis, sylvaticus, viscosus, vulgaris; Tephroseris crispa, integrifolia.


Erysiphe fischeri Blumer, 1933; Erysiphe cichoracearum var. fischer (Blumer) Braun, 1981; Golovinomyces cichoracearum var. fischeri (Blumer) Braun, 1999.


Blumer (1966a), Brandenburger (1972a, 1985a), Braun (1966a, 1997a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Dynowska, Fiedorowicz & Kubiak (1999a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Hafellner (1980a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Jage, Kruse, Kummer ao (2013a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a).

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