Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera prunicola

Podosphaera prunicola Braun, 2002

on Prunus


Mycelium amphigenous, thin, mostly persistent. Appressoria solitary, nipple-shaped. Conidia in chains, with fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia with (5)7-16(20) appendages on the upper half, extending like in a sea-urchin; they are 1-4 as long as the diameter, unbranched, brown at the base, stiff, very shortly branching at the tip, almost resulting in a small terminal disk. Ascus single, (6-)8 spored.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus serotina.


North American species, but there exists a record from Germany.


Moparthi, Grove Pandey ao (2019a).

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