Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Gloeosporium oelandicum

Gloeosporium oelandicum Lind,1905

Fungi, Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes, Helotiales

on Salix

gall

fungus infection of the female catkins (axis of the catkin and pedicels), producing a red spore mass that swells in humid weather and then is gelatinous. The spores, conidia, are formed in subcuticular acervuli; they are sickle-shaped and measure 6-10 x 28-36 ┬Ám.

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix.

synonyms

Fusamen oelandicum (Lind) Arx, 1957.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 49), Buhr (1965a).

31/03/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017