Categories for Fungus

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DEAD GIVEAWAYS YOUR TREE IS DYING

Signs of a dying tree can include trunk damage, bare branches, damaged roots and fungus. If you have a tree in question, check for vertical cracks in the tree’s trunk and areas where bark has fallen off and not grown back -- exposed areas of smooth wood can indicate there’s…

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DON’T LET FUNGUS HAVE A FIELD DAY WITH YOUR INDIAN HAWTHORN.

Q: My once brilliantly green and thriving Indian hawthorn now has yellowed foliage marred with brown mottling and spots. What is this and how should I treat it? A: Your Indian hawthorn has Entomosporium, or fungal leaf spot. It’s a common problem during our frequent summer rains, exacerbated by high…

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YARD MUSHROOMS ARE OUT OF CONTROL.

Q: Mushrooms are taking over my yard and popping up in my landscape beds. How do I get rid of these freaky fungi? A: Yard mushrooms typically aren’t harmful, but that doesn’t mean you should start mixing them with your salads or let your pets eat them. You have several…

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