Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera thalictri

Podosphaera thalictri (Junell) Braun & Takamatsu, 2000

on Thalictrum


mycelium amphigenous, also on stems, thin, ± persistent. Conidia oval, formed in chains, with fibrosin bodies. Cleistothecia 60-70 µm, often in groups, with a single ascus, containing 8 spores. Appendages less than 10, brown, mycelioid, septate, attached to the lower half of the cleistothecium, 0.5-1.5 its diameter.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Thalictrum alpinum, aquilegiifolium, minus, simplex.


Sphaerotheca thalicri Junell, 1966.


Blumer (1967a), Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Leysen (2017a).

Last modified 3.xii.2021