Taphrina

Leaf Diseases of Hardwoods

Taphrina

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Oak leaf blister caused by Taphrina.

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Taphrina on alder.

Plum pocket

Plum pocket is caused by a Taphrina that colonizes the fruit causing it to be deformed and distorted.

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Peach leaf curl caused by Taphrina.

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Naked asci produced by Taphrina on surface of infected peach leaf. There are 8 ascospores in each ascus but the ascospores bud and divide producing many spores.