Image Number: 5357476

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Description:
A rye head showing the honeydew stage of the ergot fungus  Claviceps purpurae in the field.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Clavicipitaceae
Genus: Claviceps
Subject: Claviceps purpurea (Fr.) Tul.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Lolium
Subject: Lolium spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Saturday, April 26, 2008