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Ustilago maydis Corn smut

Observed: 10th September 2011 By: miked
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Ustilago maydis Corn smut
Ustilago maydis Corn smut 1
Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

Species with which Maize Smut (Ustilago maydis) interacts

Comments

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Eaten as a delicacy in Mexico

Eaten as a delicacy in Mexico apparently