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a genus of fungal endophytes which live within cool-season grass plant tissues.
infects Festuca arundinacea and F. elatior and produces ergot alkaloids that cause fescue toxicosis.
an endophyte that infects Lolium perenne and produces alkaloids that cause perennial ryegrass staggers.
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and the fungi (Epichloe coenophiala) formerly named Neotyphodium coenophialum
 has attracted many attentions due to the mutual beneficial effects that enhance the plant tolerance and vitality under stress conditions.
As a result, developing an effective detection procedure is of substantial importance for alkaloids produced by the fungal endophyte Neotyphodium coenophialum
and/or fungi of the genus Claviceps (Belesky and Bacon 2009; Cross 2003).
If your lawn has tall fescue grass, you can be more than 90 percent certain that the fescue is infected with a toxic fungus called Neotyphodium coenophialum