Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera mors-uvae

Podosphaera mors-uvae (Schweinitz) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

on Ribes


mycelium amphigenous, also on the berries; initially thin and hyaline, later thick, white to brown, causing malformations. Conidia formed in chains, with fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecium generally in groups, embedded in thick mycelial masses, with a single ascus, containing 8 spores. Appendages few, sub-equatorial, mostly not longer than the the diameter; they are mycelioid, septate, simple, ultimately brown.

host plants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, americanum, aureum, burejense, diacanthum, fasciculatum, hudsonianum, lacustre, x nidigrolararia, nigrum, x pallidum, petraeum, rubrum, sanguineum, speciosum, spicatum, ussuriense, uva-crispa.


Sphaerotheca mors-uvae (Schweinitz) Berkeley & Curtis, 1876.


fruit crop pest, appeared in Europe in the beginning of the 20th century.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Bresinsky (2016a), Czerniawska, Madej, Adamska ao (2000a), Dynowska, Fiedorowicz & Kubiak (1999a), Hafellner (1980a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Jage, Klenke & Kummer (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Kruse, Thiel, Klenke, ao (2022a), Leysen (2017a), Mieslerová, Sedlářová, Michutová, ao (2020b), Mułenko, Piątek, Wołczańska ao (2010a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a), Ruszkiewicz-Michalska & Michalski (2005a), Talgø, Sundheim, Gjærum, Herrero, Suthaparan, Toppe & Stensvand (2010a, Tóth (1994a).

Last modified 6.iv.2023