Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera pericallidis

Podosphaera pericallidis Braun, 2012

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Pericallis


mycelium amphigenous, persistent, white, not turning brown. Appressoria indistinct to nipple-shaped. Conidia formed in chains, with fibrosin bodies, short-elliptic. Cleistothecia mainly epiphyllous, with a single ascus, containing usually eight spores. Appendages 4-15, sub-equatorial, 0.5-3 x the diameter; mycelioid, brown, septate, mostly unbranched.


Asteraceae, monophagous

Pericallis hybrida.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).


Last modified 17.vii.2017