Image Number: 1265067

Descriptor:
Symptoms
Description:
Corn ear infected with head smut: late stage of infection when all that remains of the ear is a dry mass of spores surrounded by fibrous strands of tissues.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Canada

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Urediniomycotinia
Class: Urediniomycetes
Subclass: Microbotryomycetidae
Order: Microbotryales
Family: Microbotryaceae
Genus: Sphacelotheca
Subject: Sphacelotheca reiliana (J.G. Kühn) G.P. Clinton
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Thursday, July 8, 2004
Image last updated:
Monday, May 9, 2011