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Ustilago


Ustilago                   Print PDF

Natural Habitat

  • Cereal crops
  • Grasses
  • Mycoparasite of some other fungi
  • These spores are often seen in outdoor samples.

Suitable Substrates in the Indoor Environment

  • Unknown

Allergenic Potential

  • Type I (hay fever, asthma)

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen

  • Unknown

Industrial Uses

  • Unknown

Potential Toxins Produced

  • Unknown

Other Comments

  • Ustilago spp. are smut fungi