Claviceps purpurea (Fries 1823 : Fries) Tulasne 1883 (Family Clavicipitaceae)


On Phleum pratense

On Dactylis glomerata

Parasitic, September - November (Earliest: 3.9)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Ergocornine, Ergocristine, Ergocryptine,
Ergometrine, Ergosine, Ergotamine
Acids Ricinoleic

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
Many Poaceae
Possible Food:
Many Poaceae

De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Claviceps purpurea
Mushroom Observer: Claviceps purpurea


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