Choke - Epichloe typhina


    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.

    Photo ID?

    On various grasses.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map