Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera solanacearum

Podosphaera solanacearum Braun, 2012

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.

host plants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

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

references

Bolay, Clerc, Braun, ao (2021a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Săvulescu & Rayss (1935a: “Sphaerotheca fuliginea”).

Last modified 30.xi.2021