Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exobasidium cassiopes

Exobasidium cassiopes Peck,1893

on Cassiope


leaves discoloured yellowish or reddish, shorter or longer than normal, internodia abnormally long; leaves, mainly at their underside, with a fungal flush (basidia).

host plants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Cassiope tetragona.


Buhr discusses this species under the name E. vaccinii-myrtilli (= now E. myrtilli Siegmund, 1879).


Buhr (1964b), Hagen (1941a), Ing (1994a).

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