#061: Ergot of Rye, Claviceps purpurea

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  1. October 17, 2016

    […] alkaloids are very similar to those produced by the fungus Claviceps purpurea (Ergot of Rye, see FFF#061), which causes similar disease symptoms in […]

  2. January 6, 2018

    […] of Claviceps, which infect seeds of grasses. The most problematic species is C. purpurea (see FFF#061), which infects rye. A variety of other species infect cereal grains but cause less contamination. […]

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