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What is lawn fungus and what causes it?
A lawn disease caused by a fungus of some kind can create unsightly brown patches and can kill large patches of a lawn. You can eliminate lawn fungus once you know what kind of fungus you have. Below is a description and treatment of the three most common lawn fungus problems. This grass fungus is caused by Bipolaris sorokiniana.
What is leaf spot grass fungus?
It is identified by the purple and brown spots that appear on the grass blades. If left untreated, it can travel down the blade of grass and cause the roots to rot. This will result in a thin looking lawn. Leaf spot grass fungus treatment consists of proper care of the lawn.
What are the different types of fungus in grass?
Common Grass Fungus 1 Leaf Spot. This grass fungus is caused by Bipolaris sorokiniana. It is identified by the purple and brown spots that appear on the grass blades. 2 Melting Out. This grass fungus is caused by Drechslera poae. … 3 Necrotic Ring Spot. This grass fungus is caused by Leptosphaeria korrae. …
How do I know if my lawn has fungal disease?
Signs that your lawn may have a fungal disease include: Brown patch of dead grass in lawn. White, yellow, or brown patches or rings that grow in diameter. Thin patches of frayed, distorted, or discolored grass blades. Gray, black, red, orange, or purple spots on blades or stems.