Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eremothecium coryli

Eremothecium coryli (Peglion) Kurtzman, 1995

parasite

Seeds covered by a film of hyphae and and globular yeast cells (ø 18-22 µm). Asci 6-9 x 57-68 µm, 4 or 8 spores; these 2 x 40-50 µm, 1-septate, at one end a whip-like appendage, 18-5 µm.The interior of the seeds is transformed in mould.

host plants

polyphagous

Citrus; Corylus avellana, maxima; Glycine max; Gossypium hirsutum; Lycopersicon esculentum; Phaseolus; Pistacia; Vigna unguiculata.

synonyms

Nematospora coryli Peglion, 1901.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 57, 356), Shivas, Smith, Marney, ao (2005a).

Last modified 16.x.2022