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Fungi: Ascomycota: Sordariomycetes: Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae: Claviceps africana Freder., Mantle & De Milliano

Claviceps africana

Extract from Wikipedia article: Ergot (pron. /ˈɜːrɡət/ UR-gət) or ergot fungi refers to a group of fungi of the genus Claviceps.

Arabic: عاكوب, Basque: Aino, Chinese: 麦角, Croatian: Ražena glavica, Dutch: Claviceps, Estonian: Tungaltera (perekond), Finnish: Torajyvä, German: Mutterkornpilze, Indonesian: Jamur Api, Irish: Eargót, Japanese: 麦角菌, Kannada: ಎರ್ಗಟ್, Malay: Ergot, Persian: ناخنک غلات, Polish: Sporysz, Russian: Спорынья, Tamil: எர்காட், Ukrainian: Маткові ріжки (хвороба).

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Sorghum ergot fungus (<B>Claviceps africana</B>) on johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-08-27.htm">August 27, 2020</A>
LinkSorghum ergot fungus (Claviceps africana) on johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, August 27, 2020
Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) with a parasitic ergot fungus <B>Claviceps africana</B> on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-08-27.htm">August 27, 2020</A>
LinkJohnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) with a parasitic ergot fungus Claviceps africana on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, August 27, 2020
Sorghum ergot fungus (<B>Claviceps africana</B>) on flowers of johnsongrass taken from Bee Creek Park, south from Southwest Parkway bridge. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-08-27.htm">August 27, 2020</A>
LinkSorghum ergot fungus (Claviceps africana) on flowers of johnsongrass taken from Bee Creek Park, south from Southwest Parkway bridge. College Station, Texas, August 27, 2020
Sorghum ergot fungus (<B>Claviceps africana</B>) on inflorescence of johnsongrass taken from Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-08-27.htm">August 27, 2020</A>
LinkSorghum ergot fungus (Claviceps africana) on inflorescence of johnsongrass taken from Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, August 27, 2020
Close-up of sorghum ergot fungus (<B>Claviceps africana</B>) on inflorescence of johnsongrass taken from Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-08-27.htm">August 27, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of sorghum ergot fungus (Claviceps africana) on inflorescence of johnsongrass taken from Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, August 27, 2020
Sorghum ergot fungus (<B>Claviceps africana</B>) on johnsongrass on white background taken from Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-08-27.htm">August 27, 2020</A>
LinkSorghum ergot fungus (Claviceps africana) on johnsongrass on white background taken from Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, August 27, 2020

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