Image Number: 5357460

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Description:
An oat head infected with covered smut caused by Ustilago hordei in the field.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Ustilaginomycotinia
Class: Ustilaginomycetes
Subclass: Ustilaginomycetidae
Order: Ustilaginales
Family: Ustilaginaceae
Genus: Ustilago
Subject: Ustilago hordei (Pers.) Lagerh.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Avena
Subject: Avena spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Sunday, May 11, 2008