Claviceps purpurea


Ergot is the common name of a fungus in the genus claviceps that is parasitic on certain grains and grasses. The fungus forms a sclerotium in winter usually referred to as ‘ergo. Ergotism is the name for sometimes severe pathological syndromes affecting humans or animals that have ingested ergot alkaloid-containing plant material, such as ergot-contaminated grains’. These ‘somso” didacticmodels show the polychrome painted plaster, fungus in four different scales, 6x, 40x ,240x and 1000x, on three black wooden bases.

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