Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exobasidium aequale

Exobasidium aequale Saccardo, 1917

on Vaccinium


infected annual shoots are somewhat lengthened, the leaves are thickened and somewhat enlarged, and turn red (ultimately, when spores are produced, white at the underside). Spores up to 28 µm, variable, aseptate.


Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium myrtillus.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Döring (2003a), Ing (1994a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Nannfeldt (1981a).

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