Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia olida

Tilletia olida (Riess) Winter, 1854

on Brachypodium


Leaves with long, parallel raised streaks. They are grey at first, but whence the cuticula is gone masses of reddish brown spores erupt. The spores are reticulate, 17-26 µm.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Brachypodium pinnatum, retusum, rupestre, sylvaticum.


Almaraz (1998a), Brandenburger (1985a: 749), Buhr (1964b), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Kummer (2009a), Lutz & Vánky (2009a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Zogg (1983a).

Last modified 22.i.2023