Also known as Puccinia graminis. This fungus is a significant detriment to cereal crops. It is currently spreading across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. This image depicts a a spore of the fungus germinating and producing Sporidia on the tips of small stalks.
KeywordsFungi, spores, fungus, lichens, germinate, spore, germinating, rust, lichen, puccinia graminis, puccinia, graminis, rust stem, cereal rust, cereal rusts, rust stems
GalleriesMosses and Lichens
Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)