Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Exobasidium expansum

Exobasidium expansum Nannfeldt, 1981

on Vaccinium


individual branches are infected and bear somewhat reduced or swollen, bright red leaves. The spores are curved, up to 15 µm long, septate.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium uliginosum.


Bellmann (2012a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2013a), Döring (2003a), Ing (1994a, 2001a), Jage, Scholler & Klenke (2010a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Nannfeldt (1981a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

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