Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Physoderma menthae

Physoderma menthae Schröter, 1886

on Mentha


blackish brown blisters on the stem, sometimes also the leaves, filled with a dark brown mass of spores. Spores round, smooth, thick-walled, 20-33 µm.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha aquatica.


Brandenburger (1985a: 535),Buhr (1964b), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a).

Last modified 13.xi.2022