Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sporisorium montaniense

Sporisorium montaniense (Ellis & Everhart) Vánky 1985

on Eragrostis


almost the entire inflorescence is changed into a black powdery mass of spores, partly covered by the higher leaf sheaths and a white membrane composed of fungal tissue.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Eragrostis cilianensis, minor.


Sphacelotheca strangulans (Issatschenko) Moesz, 1920.


Beenken & Senn-Irlet (2016a), Brandenburger (1985a: 834), Klenke & Schollet (2015a), Kruse, Thiel, Frauenberger ao (2019a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Scholz & Scholz (2013a), Vánky (1994a, 2012a: 681).

Last modified 15.xii.2022