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.

    Identification difficulty

    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

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map