Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sclerotinia trifoliorum

Sclerotinia trifoliorum Eriksson, 1880

clover rot


Black sclerotia at he the base of the stem; the plants are wilting. Yellowish brown, long-stalked apothecia are formed; asci 9-14 x 140-200 µm, spores 6-9 x 10-20 µm, 4-nucleate.

host plants


Anthyllis; Lactuca sativa; Medicago; Onobrychis; Phaseolus; Pisuml Trifolium; Vicia.


Brandenburger (1985a: 275), Moret i Benaset & Nadal i Puigdefabregas (1984a).

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