Us·​ti·​la·​go ˌəs-tə-ˈlā-gō How to pronounce Ustilago (audio)
: a genus (the type of the family Ustilaginaceae) of parasitic fungi that cause various destructive plant diseases especially of cereal grasses

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“Ustilago.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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