smut fungus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n smut fungus any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
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Usage

In literature:

Examples of these injurious parasitic kinds are apple-scab fungus, potato mildew, grape mildew, corn smut fungus, and the like.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
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