cattail fungus


Definition of cattail fungus

  1. :  an ascomycetous fungus (Epichloe typhina) of the family Hypocreaceae forming cylindrical whitish or gray stromata around the stems of certain grasses and often affecting development of the inflorescence — see choke 5

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to cast off or become cast off

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