Connected successfully Claviceps purpurea var. purpurea Fungus Species
 Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Clavicepitaceae

Claviceps purpurea var. purpurea  (Fr.) Tul.

Ergot

An ascomycete fungus that infects seed-heads of grasses and crop-plants such as rye. They develop sclerotia which fall to the ground in autumn and produce sexual spores in late winter/spring

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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