Fig. 212-214. Microscopic appearance of Ergotized Rye
(highly magnified) according to Corda.
Fig. 212. Thin transverse section of ergot of rye. a, layer of spores; b, sporophores or basidia; c, epidermis of the receptacle: d, body of the receptacle; e, oil globules.
Fig. 213. Spores of the fungus very highly magnified.
Fig. 214. Body of the receptacle, with the cells containing oil.