Cleistothecium of Microsphaera plantani
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Erysiphales
Family: Erysiphaceae
Genus: Microsphaera
Lév. (1851)
Type species
Microsphaera divaricata
(Wallr.) Lév. (1851)

Calocladia Lev. (1851)
Erysiphe sect. Microsphaera (Lév.) U.Braun & Shishkoff (2000)[2]

Microsphaera is a genus of powdery mildew in the family Erysiphaceae.[3]


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  2. ^ Braun U, Takamatsu S (2000). "Phylogeny of Erysiphe, Microsphaera, Uncinula (Erysipheae) and Cystotheca, Podosphaera, Sphaerptheca (Cystotheceae) inferred from rDNA ITS sequences some taxonomic consequences". Schlechtendalia. 4: 1–33.
  3. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. 13. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18.