Ergot fungi of Australia

Ergot Fungi of Australia is 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 can:

  • 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 view supplementary information, including a glossary and list of references.