Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Microbotryum lagerheimii

Microbotryum lagerheimii Denchev, 2007

on Silene


The flower buds are swollen; their contents are transformed into a ± brown mass of spores.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene uniflora, vulgaris.

Perhaps also S. rupestris.


Chlebicki (2010a), Chung, Petit, Antonovics ao (2012a), Denchev (2007a), Denchev, Knudsen & Denchev (2020a), Piątek, Lutz, Ronikier ao (2012a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Smith, Lutz & Piątek (2020a).

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