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Definition 1: any fungus of the order Ustilaginales - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for smut fungus in the sense of this definition

(smut fungus is a kind of ...) an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) smut fungus causing blackish blisters on scales and leaves of onions; especially destructive to seedlings

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) similar to Tilletia caries

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) smut fungus attacking heads of corn or sorghum and causing a covered smut

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) genus of smut fungus

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) a smut fungus attacking Indian corn

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) a smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes

(... is a kind of smut fungus ) a smut fungus causing a smut in cereals and other grasses that chiefly affects leaves and stems and is characterized chains of sori within the plant tissue that later rupture releasing black masses of spores

(... is a member of smut fungus) parasitic fungi causing smuts; sometimes placed in class Tiliomycetes

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