• fungus
  • Ustilago is a parasitic fungus infesting the fruit of the common corn plant ( Zea Mays, Linné). (henriettes-herb.com)
  • The "smutted" ear of corn appears blackened and shrivelled, the fungus, called Ustilago , from its burnt or charred appearance, exhibiting a smooth, gelatiniform membrane, containing a soot-like powder of minute, dark, spherical spores. (henriettes-herb.com)
  • The spores of Ustilago are largely conveyed to the plants through the distribution of barn-yard manures, in which the fungus appears to thrive and rapidly multiply. (henriettes-herb.com)
  • species
  • The potential to undergo a parasexual cycle under laboratory conditions has been demonstrated in many species of filamentous fungi, including Fusarium monoliforme, Penicillium roqueforti (used in making blue cheeses), Verticillium dahliae, Verticillium alboatrum, Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides, Ustilago scabiosae, Magnaporthe grisea, Cladosporium fulvum, and the human pathogens Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis. (wikipedia.org)
  • good
  • Ustilago trichophora RK089 has been found recently as a good natural malic acid producer from glycerol. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Simeconazole, a novel triazole fungicide, is efficacious against Ustilago and appears beneficial for seed treatment and good crop safety [ 2262 ]. (msgercdoctorfungus.com)