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Taxonomic Details for Claviceps purpurea

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
SubphylumPezizomycotina
ClassSordariomycetes
SubclassHypocreomycetidae
OrderHypocreales
FamilyClavicepitaceae
GenusClaviceps
SpeciesClaviceps purpurea
Authority: (Fries) Tulasne
GCE Contact: Steven Y. Newell, University of Georgia Marine Institute, Sapelo Island, Georgia

Claviceps purpurea
In some years, Claviceps is a common fungal parasite of Spartina seed heads. Photo by Steven Newell.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.