Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera solanacearum

Podosphaera solanacearum Braun, 2012

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Erysiphales, Erysiphaceae

on Mandragora, Petunia, Solanum

gall

mycelium amphigenous, white, later brown, persistent. Appressoria indistinct. Conidia in short chains, with fibrosin bodies. Foot-cell of conidiophore straight, 40-60 µm. Cleistothecia 70-100 µm, with a single ascus, containing (6-)8 spores. Appendages 5 -15, sub-equatorial, 0.5-3 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, brown, unbranched, septate.

hostplants

Solanacae, oligophagous

Mandragora autumnalis, officinarum; Petunia x hybrida; Solanum dulcamara.

references

Braun & Cook (2012a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a: “Sphaerotheca fuliginea”).

30/05/2017

Last modified 17.vii.2017