Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Entyloma cosmi

Entyloma cosmi Vánky, Horita & Jage, 2005

on Cosmos

Entyloma cosmi on Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos bipinnatus, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Mol, 14.viii.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Entyloma cosmi on Cosmos bipinnatus


Entyloma cosmi: anamorph

underside of a leaf, with conidia mass of the anamorph generation

Entyloma cosmi: sspores

spores in the host plant tissue

Entyloma cosmi: sspores


Entyloma cosmi: sspore


Entyloma cosmi: conidium



up to 5 mm long yellowish white to brown leaf spots. Embedded in the leaf tissue are dense clusters of smooth, yellowish-hyaline spores. At the upper side and underside of the leaf often conidia are formed (the anamorphic phase of the fungus).

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cosmos bipinnatus, sulphureus.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Jage, Klenke, Kruse ao (2016a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Lutz & Piątek (2016a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a).

Last modified 16.viii.2019