Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera cardamines

Podosphaera cardamines (Nomura) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

on Cardamine


Mycelium amphigenous, persistent, white. Cleistothecia ± 1 mm. Appendages mycelioid, simple or 1–2 times irregularly branched, brown, long, easily breaking off. Ascus 8-spored. Ascospores 12-17 x 14–17 μm, colourless.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Cardamine flexuosa.

distribution within Europe

Species described from Japan, reported from Kazakhstan by Rakhimova, and included in the list of mildews from Belgium and the Netherlands by Leysen.


Braun & Cook (2012a), Leysen (2017a), Rakhimova (2016a).

Last modified 3.xii.2021