Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Synchytrium phegopteridis

Synchytrium phegopteridis Juel, 1893

on Phegopteris


tiny, smooth, golden yellow pustules on the leaves and even more the stalks. Each is formed by an infected, swollen cell, surrounded by a high rim of not-infected, yet swollen, cells.

host plants

Thelypteridaceae, Woodsiaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Gymnocarpium robertinanum; Phegopteris connectilis; ? Thelypteris.


Brandenburger (1985a: 9), Buhr (1964b), Karling (1964a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

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