Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Golovinomyces inulae

Golovinomyces inulae Braun & Shin, 2012

on Dittrichia, Inula, Pulicaria


mycelium amphigenous, also on the stems, thin, greyish white; on the upper side of the leaf conspicuous and persistent. Appressoria nipple-shaped, not paired. Cleistothecia with 4-18 asci, containing 2 spores. Appendages very numerous, sub-equatorial, 0.3-2 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, unbranched, 0-6-septate, more or less brown.

host plants

Asteraceae – Inuleae, oligophagous

Ditrichia viscosa; Inula britannica, ensifolia, helemium, helvetica, hirta, magnifica, orientalis, rhizocephala, royleana, salicina, spiraeifolia; Pulicaria dysenterica, odora.


Braun & Cook (2012), Bresinsky (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a), Mieslerová, Kitner, Petřeková, ao (2020a).

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