Endophyte

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1. a plant living within another plant. In turfgrasses, it is a fungus (fungi) within the grass plant secreting substances that repel insect pests.

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Turfgrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right

Source: http://www.mycomj.co.jp