Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Urocystis monotropae

Urocystis monotropae (Fries) Fischer von Waldheim, 1977

on Hypopitys


stem base or roots irregularly thickened with 1-2 cm sized gals that contain a black mass of spores.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Hypopitys monotropa


Klenke & Scholler and Vanderweyen & Fraiture contradict each other on important points; it is clear that the species is very insufficiently known.


Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a).

Last modified 11.vii.2019