Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Antherospora hortensis

Antherospora hortensis Piątek & Lutz, 2013

on Muscari


the contents of the pollen sacs is transformed into an olive-brown mass of spores. The infestation is systemic: all (fertile) anthers in an inflorescence are affected.

host plants

Asparagaceae, narrowly monophagous

Muscari armeniacum.


Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2014a, 2019a), Kruse, Thiel, Beenken ao (2018d), Piątek, Lutz & Chater (2013a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Woods, Chater, Smith ao (2018a).

Last modified 1.ix.2019