Fungal toxins can cause severe illness and could be fatal.
After consumption of contaminated foods, symptoms of consumption of mycotoxins can appear within a short time. Person can experience severe sickness.
Ergot alkaloids are large group of toxin compounds produced by certain fungi belonging to the genus Claviceps and its close relatives of fungi -Strains of C. purpurea, C. paspali and C. fusiformis.
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