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Maize charcoal, Ustilago maydis; Ustilago maydis is called "Aztec truffle" in the USA, where this parasitic maize fungus has taken over the great tables of the tex-mex kitchen (huitlacoche).

© Jean-Michel Groult / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3744x5616 pixels (12.5"x18.7" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2015-08-19

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Flora / Spermatophyte / Flowering plant / Monocotyledon / Poales order / Gramineae / Poaceae family / Corn (Zea mays)

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Damage on plant / Plant pathology

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Damage on plant


Natural resources use / Alimentation / Gastronomy


Natural resources use / Agronomy / Damage on plant / Plant pathology / Anthrax (pathology) / Boil smut in Ustilago

Flora / Mushroom / Parasitic Mushroom / Ustilaginaceae family / Corn smut (Ustilago maydis)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Gall (antiparasitic exgrowth)

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Oleaginous plants

Species / Species particularity / Edible species

Species / Relation between species / Plant disease

Flora / Mushroom

Area / Agricultural area / Field

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Leaf / Foliage

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Inflorescence / Inflorescence type / Ear (Inflorescence)

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism / Parasite

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Fungi / Eumycota / Dicaryomycota / Basidiomycota / Ustilaginomycotina / Ustilaginomycetes / Ustilaginales / Ustilaginaceae / Ustilago

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Monocotyledoneae / Poales / Gramineae / Poaceae / Zea

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