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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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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