|ERGOT FUNGI OF AUSTRALIA
Authors: Malcolm Ryley, Roger Shivas, Alistair McTaggart, Dean Beasley
Welcome to Ergot Fungi of Australia, an interactive key for the
Australian species of plant pathogenic clavicipitaceous fungi. These fungi, also called ergot fungi, are pathogens of many grasses, including some economically important cereals.
With Ergot Fungi of Australia you will be able to:
- Use the interactive Lucid key or dichotomous keys to quickly and
accurately identify any of the species of ergot fungi found in Australia.
- Access comprehensive information for each of the species, including
descriptions, distribution maps, line drawings, scanned specimens,
light micrographs and scanning electron micrographs.
- Browse information by species and generic name and also
view supplementary information including a glossary and list of references.
This key was created using Lucid Builder 3.5.19, and requires Java 8 (Version 8 Update 25).
For more information about Ergot Fungi of Australia please contact:
Plant Pathology Herbarium
Biosecurity Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
GPO Box 267 Brisbane QLD 4001