Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Physoderma menthae

Physoderma menthae Schröter, 1886

Fungi, Blastocladiomycota, Blastocladiomycetes, Blastocladiales

on Mentha

gall

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.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha aquatica.

references

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

24/05/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017