Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Podosphaera volkartii

Podosphaera volkartii (Fries) Braun & Shishkoff, 2000

on Dryas


mycelium hypophyllous, weakly developed, invisible between the indumentum of the plant. Cleistothecia immersed in the indumentum, with a single ascus, containing 8 spores. Appendages very few or missing missing, rudimentary, myceloid, unbranched.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Dryas octopetala.


Sphaerotheca volkartii Blumer, 1933.


Braun (1995a), Braun & Cook (2012a), Chlebicki (1995a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a).

Last modified 22.ix.2022