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Noun1.Sphacelotheca - genus of smut fungus
smut fungus, smut - any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
family Ustilaginaceae, Ustilaginaceae - a fungus family of loose smuts
head smut, Sphacelotheca reiliana - smut fungus attacking heads of corn or sorghum and causing a covered smut
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The 21 genera were as follows: Ustilago, Trichoconiella, Torula, Tetraploa, Pestalotia, Pantaspora, Mucor, Monacrosporium, Inesiosporium, Graphium, Dactylella, Cylindrocarpon, Paecilomyces, Leptosphaeria, Leptographium, Chaetomium, Cercospora, Spadicoides, Pithomyces, Sphacelotheca, and Pyricularia.
Effects of an enviromentally friendly seed coating agent on combating head smut of corn caused by Sphacelotheca reiliana and corn growth.
"Sphacelotheca" panamensis Zundel and Dunlap, in Zundel, N.