Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erysiphe hedysari

Erysiphe hedysari (Braun) Braun & Takamatsku, 2000

on Anthyllis, Hedysarum


mycelium amphigenous but mainly on the stems, white, almost persistent. Conidia formed singly, without fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia gregarious, 100-170 µm, with 5-15 asci that contain 4-6 spores. Appendages 5-20, ± equatorial, 0.5-4 x the diameter; they are not mycelioid, thin, flexuous, 0-2 septate, unbranched, only near the basis brown; apices partly simple, partly 1-3 times irregularly ± dichotomously branched.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Anthyllis vulneraria subsp. maura; Hedysarum coronarium.


Microsphaera hedysari Braun, 1984.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2102a), Leysen (2017a).

Last modified 30.xi.2021