Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Monilinia megalospora

Monilinia megalospora (Woronin) Whetzel, 1945

on Vaccinium

parasite

Hypophyllous caespituli on browning leaves. Conidia in long, often branching chains, ø 24-30 µm. The teleomorph forms black stalked apothecia on mummified fruits.

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Vaccinium.

synonyms

Sclerotinia megalospora Woronin, 1988.

references

Blumer (1946a), Brandenburger (1985a: 473).

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