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  • The cool, moist climate in which rye does well is also favorable for the growth of the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Ergot (Claviceps fusiformis): Common, but generally not serious.

    Chapter 10

  • MANTL, P.G. (1969) Studies on Claviceps purpurea (Fr.)

    Chapter 5

  • Ergot is a plant disease caused by Claviceps purpurea, a member of one of my favorite fungal families, the Clavicipitaceae.

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  • Ergot alkaloids are commonly associated with an increase in the occurrence of Claviceps spp fungi in cereal grains and Neotyphodium spp fungi especially in tall fescue and perennial ryegrass, particularly during the wet seasons of spring and early summer.

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  • Although most sources attribute this long epidemic to fungi in the genus Claviceps, she also gives credit to the genus Fusarium.

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  • Ergot (Claviceps purpurea) - This parasitic fungus, which affects grains such as wheat, barley, and oats, but most readily attacks rye and triticale, has played a prominent, if notorious, role in human history.


  • Claviceps have a few different forms as it grows through out its life.

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  • Claviceps affect on the surrounding environment cannot be accurately described as significant.

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  • Claviceps infects only a few types of grass, of course rye is the most notable one.

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