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What are these fungus like thing in my tree

Few days back I realized some kind of fungus like thing in my lemon tree and it has affected the plant growth so much.The leaves just don't grow and the tree seems to dry out. Today I noticed one more ...
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What is this white tuber on my cactus?

Yesterday I noticed that my cactus had a white tuber type thing growing out of it. Is this normal? It's almost doubled in length in the past 36 hours.
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Should I tell my vineyard consultant to spray my fruit trees with the sulfur he sprays on the vineyard?

We have a very small (450 vines) pinot noir vineyard that we are raising organically. My vineyard consultant has people spray the vines with sulfur a few times each season. Last year, one of my ...
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What is causing my avocado tree rot on leaf

I’m a newbie to growing avocado tree. This guys been growing for afew months and has recently started getting light brown spots on one of its leafs. The other leafs look okay apart from one or two ...
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Small powdery white around bottom of stems of a Peace Lily, and some brown lesions on some of the leaves

Problems: I recently noticed some small powdery white regions around the bottom of some of the stems on my peace lily, below are some examples: They become less prominent when wet, but are visible ...
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Black mold on top of soil

2 days after pulling hydroperoxide around the stem of a plant to possibly kill root rot dark black mole looking substance formed around the area where the powder peroxide was poured what is that
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Possible lawn fungus, brown patches have spread

I am located in the chicago suburbs with kentucky bluegrass (sorry for the typo) as the grass type. We had a mild winter and am wondering if the attached (brown patches) are fungus. I noticied it ...
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Ficus big black spots AND white maggots

My Ficus developed black spots (see image), and lost some leaves. When I removed the pot from its ornamental pot, I spotted some white maggots, around 1-5mm (see bad image). Do the maggots have ...
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Is this white root rot on my philodendron?

I got this plant from my mother, who had been keeping it in a pot that doesn't seem to drain. I was digging around to see if there was gravel at the bottom or if I'd need to repot, and discovered this ...
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Found this cotton like mold in areca palm in earthed plant

Found this in my areca palm trees planted in ground. The place is moist and recieves lesser sunlight. Should this be treated with some fungicide or just a raking of soil would do ? It is winter ...
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White growth on young walnut tree - is it an illness?

What is this white growth on this young walnut tree? Is it a disease or a harmless fungus? If I remove one, a visible hole is left in the tree. Other nearby trees do not have this so far (there ...
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Is this some kind of moss?

When I took the lid off of a large container of my composted soil that I had stored in the garage, I found this! Small whitish little balls all over the top of the soil and growing up the side of the ...
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What is happening to my Dieffenbachia, and what can I do about it?

BACKGROUND I brought 2 similar plants, of this same Dieffenbachia (see attached photo): Both were brought from the same nursery Both were brought at the same time Both were placed in new (never been ...
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What is this white thing growing at the base of this tree?

This white mass has started growing at the base of this tree, we are curious what it might be? any thoughts appreciated. Were thinking it is some kind of fungus, but would love to know more. I am also ...
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Black Growth on Eucalyptus Seedlings (E. gunnii)

I have a number of eucalyptus seedling that are still quite small (from one to five centimeters). After bringing the ones I had outside during the summer back indoors most of them got a black fungus ...
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Dealing with fungus and molds

I'm interested in ways to deal (remove) fungus from spaces used to germinate seeds. I noticed that hydrogen peroxide, isopropylacohol and baking soda. Are these just for fungus or mold too?
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What's all the fungus-like thing on my Jasmine plant

My night-flowering jasmine which is a species of Nyctanthes, native to south and southeast asia, has suddenly developed white-fungus like growth - calling it fungus-like since I am not sure it's ...
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What fungus is this? (Peruvian amazon fungi)

I found what I think is a fungus (Ascomycetes division?) in the Peruvian rainforest the first week of August. Does anybody know at least the common name/genus of it? Thank you so much!
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Lantana flower blight ( not leaves)

I have several colors of lantana bushes, now three years old , growing well and up to 5 ft tall They get nearly full sun and generally good water ( an edge with shade has azaleas that have a high ...
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Weird brown fungus on moist surfaces that releases powder when contacted with water

I can't seem to find out what this is. It was growing on soil that's why I didn't make a huge deal of it but now it started growing in the thyme plants and I'm wondering if I should discard the entire ...
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What central Illinois fungus is this?

White fungus with honey like globules seeping from it (https://i.stack.imgur.com/KpyxD.jpg)
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how long can i let a puffball grow?

I'm trying to protect a giant puffball from elements while it grows under a 5 gallon bucket, and so far so good, but how long can I allow a puffball to grow for (in days)?
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How to control fungal infection on Moringa

7 week old moringa grown from seed started exhibiting white spots and yellowing on leaves. The bottom ones died and dropped off, although new growth continues. Reading that it could be a nutrient ...
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Brown flecks on Monstera Deliciosa

I just received a Monstera Deliciosa in the post today and noticed what look like brown flecks all over the leaves. Anybody know what they are? If it's rust, any advice on how I can treat it? It ...
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Green moss/fungus on the soil of my Pilea plant

Recently, i have noticed some green fungus (?) on the soil of my indoors, potted, Pilea plant. I have tried to spray it with copper fungicide, but it hasn't gone away. What is it? Should i do ...
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Does anyone know what this is on my plum tree?

We've moved in to a house with an established plum tree, and have noticed this white growth on the side. Does anyone know what it is? Birds seem to like pecking at it. Many thanks!
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What’s this raspberry fungus?

I have a white powder/fungus showing up on my raspberries and actually my blackberries too. Does anyone know what this is and how to treat it if necessary? My 18 month old eats off of this so non ...
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Brown patches on Rainier sweet cherry tree leaves

I planted this Rainier cherry tree past winter in a sunny slope in Scotts Valley, California, which is in zone 9 and located between San Jose and Santa Cruz on the central coast. It has been growing ...
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Fungus on bottom of Dracaena Lemon Surprise

I'm taking care of a Dracaena Lemon Surprise potted plant that I've had for roughly a year. Overall it seems to be doing really well; its top, newer leaves are vibrant and dark green with no ...
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Diagnosing white nodules on plant stem

I'm writing to ask what these are. Help appreciated. (It turns out to be very difficult to search for this particular affliction online!)
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Fungus on mango leaves

Help! My seed-potted mango plant is struggling with white fungus-like dots on the youngest leaves. Plant is about 7-8 mo, on balcony (open air), fertilizer never used. Last few weeks were very hot. ...
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Why do Stropharia rugoso-annulata stems split?

I'm getting some nice sized Stropharia rugoso-annulata (wine cap) mushroom flushes, and was wondering why they split vertically.
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Disease on Thuja Occidentalis

In our garden there are two northern white-cedars (thuja occidentalis) that have gotten a strange light-greenish area on the base of their stem (see the image enclosed). The infected species are in ...
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How do you grow a mushroom around a ring?

There's a lass that I'm very intrigued by, and am planning to get her a purity ring. She knows I love mushroom hunting, and cultivating, so I want to grow a mushroom around a purity ring before the ...
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Recent tomato plant foliage growth suddenly covered with black dots

I went to water my tomato plants this morning and noticed that much of the most recent leaf growth was covered in black dots. As can be seen in the following photos. Note that the drops of water on ...
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What are these small white balls that appeared on the soil in my greenhouse?

As a pre-emptive starting note, there are a lot of questions with similar titles but none I could find with pictures looking the same to what I have here. Around a week ago, I applied lawn clippings ...
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Anti-fungal after pruning a honey locust?

I recently had two companies give me quotes on pruning the deadwood from my large honey locust tree. Company A was marketing itself as stronger in tree health, and they boasted spraying anti-fungal ...
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Can you easily see mycelium when it's conquering territory?

In my stropharia rugosoannulata mycelium piles I tried looking for some mycelium when digging, but it was undetectable. Why was I unable to detect the mycelium with just my eyes?
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Does freezing hurt winecaps?

I put my wine cap box in the unheated garage all winter in a bed of coffee grounds for inoculation, and it got down to about -20F (MN USA), so I'm wondering how much I hurt my fungi. The container ...
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What's the best way to start plants when incorporating fungi into the starting mix?

I have a lot of wine cap spawn from last year (kept a bag separate, and just fed it coffee grounds) that I never really used, and am wondering if I should mix the home grown spawn directly with the ...
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American Beech Tree Problems

I have a beech tree that I believe is infected with Beech Bark Disease. I believe that the tree is still in relatively good shape and so I'm hoping that there is a way to manage the disease. From the ...
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What kind of fungus is this? (I assume it is fungus!)

weird fungus found in landscaped beds around office buildings in Redwood Shores near Marine Parkway. What is it? Heavy and roughly size of a softball. I have pictures from other angles but can't ...
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What’s this orange stuff growing on my snake plant?

I just noticed these things growing alongside my snake plant. Should I take them out?
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White residue in leaves?

What’s this white residue in these leaves?
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What are these spots on my new bamboo palm?

Hi all! I’m new to gardening and want to know what’s going on with this palm I just bought from the Home Depot. There are white spots near the roots that look like fungus to me, brown spots higher up ...
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Worried about personal health after dealing with houseplant potentially infected by fungus

I've just pruned the leaves that have died off of my Dracaena Massangeana houseplant. I covered its ailments in two previous questions: Dracaena leaves yellowing: too much water? Dracaena ...
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Fungus and splitting or rotting on palm trees

There's some fungus growing on my palm trees as well as some splitting / rot. What is going on and how do I resolve this? I am in central Florida.
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yellow growth on plant roots

my indoor monstera plant has this weird, lumpy yellow growth around the roots, can anyone tell me what it is and how to treat? (https://i.stack.imgur.com/SbHin.jpg)
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What is wrong with pedilanthus?

I live in Uttar Pradesh, India and I have planted pedilanthus in my vertical garden. They are in bright indirect sunlight. Their tips are turning pink and there is also some white fungus. What should ...
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does fruit tree absorb pesticide and fungicide from the root level and will persist inside the fruit it produce? (specifically lime and date trees)

The specific situation is where there are two trees -- one lime and another date tree plant among the grass in the backyard where the grass area will get sprayed with conventional pesticide and ...

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