Corn-smut



noun
1.
a disease of corn caused by a fungus, Ustilago maydis, and characterized by blackish, powdery masses of spores on the affected parts of the plant.
noun
1.
an ascomycetous parasitic fungus, Ustilago zeae, that causes gall-like deformations on maize grain
2.
the condition produced by this fungus

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