Albugo candida

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Albugo candida
Albugo candida on Capsella bursa-pastoris
Albugo candida on Capsella bursa-pastoris
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked) Chromista
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Water molds Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Albuginaceae
Genus: Albugo
Species: A. candida
Binomial name
Albugo candida
(Pers.) Kuntze

Aecidium candidum Pers. (1797)
Albugo cruciferarum (DC.) Gray (1821)
Cystopus candidus (Pers.) Lév. (1847)
Uredo candida Pers.) Fr., (1832)
Uredo cruciferarum <smallDC.

White rust, Albugo candida is a species from family Albuginaceae. However, all the other species in this family are called "white rust." Some treatments of this organism still refer to it as a type of fungus.


  • Albugo candidans
  • Aecidium candidum Pers., (1797)
  • Albugo cruciferarum (DC.) Gray, (1821)
  • Cystopus candidans
  • Cystopus candidus (Pers.) Lév., (1847)
  • Uredo candida (Pers.) Fr., (1832)
  • Uredo candida Rabenh.
  • Uredo cruciferarum DC.