Observation 118080: Microsphaera plantani

This specimen was found on a sycamore leaf that was provided in lab. A wet mount was made and many cleistothecia with appendages were observed.


A look at a cleistothecia that has cracked open at 400x magnification.

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New name.
By: Joy (joymkim)
2012-11-28 10:42:11 AKST (-0900)

Erysiphe plantani was formerly Microsphaera plantani.

PacMan fungus?
By: Peter G Werner (pgwerner)
2012-11-26 21:42:40 AKST (-0900)

I’d call it that. :-)

Could this be
By: Byrain
2012-11-26 20:28:16 AKST (-0900)

Erysiphe plantani?

Created: 2012-11-26 19:57:31 AKST (-0900)
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