Peronospora lepidii

Alternative names
Perofascia lepidii

This is a water mould (also known as downy mildew) which appears as a powdery white coating on various Lepidium species causing the stems and inflorescences to become swollen or distorted.

Identification difficulty

Wherever the host species occur.

When to see it

When the host species are in leaf.

UK Status

Little recorded in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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