Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Golovinomyces echinopis

Golovinomyces echinopis (Braun) Heluta, 1988

on Echinops


mycelium amphigenous, persistent. Appressoria nipple-shaped. Conidia in short chains, without fibrosin bodies, ± lemon-shaped. Conidiophore long. Cleistothecia contain 6-20 asci with 2(-3) spores. Appendages numerous, on and below the equator, 0.3-2 x the diameter; they are mycelioid, mostly hyaline, mostly unbranched.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous:

Echinops banaticus, exaltatus, pungens, ritro, sphaerocephalus, spinosissimus.


Erysiphe echinopis Braun, 1981.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Czerniawska (2001a), Henricot (2009a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Leysen (2017a), Mieslerová, Kitner, Petřeková, ao (2020a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Michalski (2005a).

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