Neotyphodium

(redirected from Neotyphodium folii)

Neotyphodium

a genus of fungal endophytes which live within cool-season grass plant tissues.

Neotyphodium coenophialum
infects Festuca arundinacea and F. elatior and produces ergot alkaloids that cause fescue toxicosis.
Neotyphodium folii
an endophyte that infects Lolium perenne and produces alkaloids that cause perennial ryegrass staggers.