Choke - Epichloe typhina

Description

Epichloe typhina is a fungal growth that galls the stems of various grasses, the gall often having a rather tubular appearance. It is white in the early stages, yellowing when mature.

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Habitat

On various grasses.

When to see it

Summer.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map