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

Contributor Steve Pennings

Steve Pennings. 2016. Claviceps purpurea photograph. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER File Archive, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. (

Key Words Ascomycota, Clavicepitaceae, Claviceps purpurea, Fungi, Hypocreales, Hypocreomycetidae, Pezizomycotina, Sordariomycetes
File Date Jul 19, 2016 (version 1)
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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.