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1. Ergot
A disease of cereal plants (rye, wheat, etc.) caused by the fungus Claviceps purpurea; this fungus produces toxic alkaloid s that, if ingested, cause symptoms such as hallucinations, severe gastrointestinal upset, a burning sensation in the limbs and extremities (a.k.a. Saint Anthony's Fire) and a form of gangrene.

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