Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum aviculare

Microbotryum aviculare (Liro) Vánky, 1998

on Polygonum


the flowers are transformed into a light brown, powdery mass of spores.

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Polygonum aviculare.


Ustilago avicularis Liro, 1924; U. anomala var. avicularis (Liro) Lindeberg, 1959.


Brandenburger (1985a: 88), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a).

Last modified 23.iii.2019