Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum chloranthae-verrucosum

Microbotryum chloranthae-verrucosum Lutz, Göker, Piatek, Kemler, Begerow & Oberwinkler, 2005

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Microbotryomycetes, Microbotryales

on Silene


the anters are transformed into a light brownish-violet mass of spores. The spore wall does not have a reticulate structure, as is usual in Microbotryum, but is covered by blunt warts. The infection is systemic.


Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene chlorantha.


Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Lutz, Göker, Piatek, Kemler, Begerow & Oberwinkler (2005), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a).


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