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Unidentified at suppressed - 19 Mar 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 19 Mar 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 19 Mar 2021
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Unidentified 22 Mar 2021 ruthkerruish

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Looks like a powdery mildew like fungus on Wahlenbergia. Quite severe in one area. Have not seen it before but it wiped out several square meters. A mildew has been common plantain in HGW this year - fungus not identified. I sincerely it does not become an important problem for the Wahlenbergia!

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KenT wrote:
   22 Mar 2021
There is a recent paper by Levente Kiss (and many others) in Frontiers in Microbiology 16 July 2020 and can be found at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2020.01571/full and titled -
Australia: A Continent Without Native Powdery Mildews? The First Comprehensive Catalog Indicates Recent Introductions and Multiple Host Range Expansion Events, and Leads to the Re-discovery of Salmonomyces as a New Lineage of the Erysiphales. In this paper there is no record of powdery mildews from Wahlenbergia in Australia, they have been recorded on the Campanulaceae overseas. I have not worked on this group bests I can do is provide you with one of the papers authors email details.

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 19 Mar 2021 11:54 AM Recorded on
  • ruthkerruish Recorded by

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