TYPES OF FUNGUS & DISEASES
Summer Lawn Diseases
Bright red thread-like strands appear near grass tips or the cut surfaces of the grass blades.
Yellow patches approximately 6-12 inches in diameter that form rings around healthy grass plants.
Straw colored patches about 2-3 inches in diameter with bleached centers and orange borders.
Circular, yellow-brown patches of discolored, wilting and dead grass.
Oval, purple spots appear on the grass blades along with some yellowing and thinning of the overall turf.
Grass blades become pale green and stunted with long, black stripes of spore pustules, infected leaves curl, die and become shredded.
Symptoms appear in late spring or early summer as small, circular, light brown to reddish brown patches. Symptoms may persist throughout the summer, reappear in successive years, and can reach diameters of 3 ft or more.