Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium globosum

Synchytrium globosum Schröter, 1886

on polyphagous


colourless, pearl-like, less than 0.5 mm large, hard warts, usually in groups, on the leaves just above the ground. The galls are transparant-greenish, old galls turn brown; the content is colourless. Each gall consists of a single cell where the fungus develops, surrounded by a number of enlarged cells without the fungus.

host plants

polyphagous on herbs

Achillea millefolium; Campanula rhomboidalis; Centaurium erythraea, pulchellum; Cirsium oleraceum; Clinopodiun alpinum; Galium album, aparine, mollugo; Myosotis scorpioides; Phyteuma; Potentilla reptans; Pulicaria; Senecio vulgaris; Sonchus asper; Tephroseris palustris; Veronica anagallis-aquatica, beccabunga, chamaedrys, scutellata; Viola canina, odorata, pumila, reichenbachiana, riviniana, stagnina.


Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 20.vii.2019