Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium endobioticum

Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival, 1909

on Solanaceae


numerous, 1-3 mm large protruberances, often fusing into cauliflour-like, or coralloid masses, at the roots, root collar and tubers.

host plants

Solanaceae, oligophagous

Hyoscyamus niger; Lycium barbarum; Lycopersicon esculentum; Solanum tuberosum.


important pest in potato cultivation.


Brandenburger (1985a: 557), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 15.xi.2022