Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera erodii

Podosphaera erodii (Durieu & Montagne) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

on Biebersteinia, Erodium


mycelium amphigenous, also on stems. Appressoria nipple-shaped. Conidia formed in chains, with fibrosin bodies, barrel-shaped. Cleistothecia with a single ascus, containing (6-)8 spores. Appendages rather numerous, sub-equatorial, 0.3-4 x the diameter; mycelioid, ultimately ± brown, septate, not or little and irregulary branched.


Biebersteiniaceae, Geraniaceae, polyphagous

Biebersteinia multifida; Erodium acaule, botrys, chium, ciconium, cicutarium, corsicum, gruinum, laciniatum, malacoides, moschatum.


Sphaerotheca erodii (Durieu & Montagne) Rayss, 1940.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2015a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 26.viii.2018