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Pink patch lawn disease (limonomyces roseipellis)

By | 07/01/2018

Pink patch (limonomyces roseipellis) is a parasitic fungus which can infect lawn grass. It often appears in conjunction with red thread lawn disease, causing similar symptoms. The disease causes areas of grass to discolour. These are usually circular, but they can coalesce into larger areas. These patches can appear over a few days, and may stay for several… Read More »

Yellow club fungus (clavulinopsis helvola)

By | 17/11/2017

Yellow club fungus is a species of coral fungus in the Clavariaceae family. The latin name for the species is clavulinopsis helvola. The generic name Clavaria comes from the Latin clava, meaning a club and helvola means pale yellow, so it is literally a ‘pale yellow club’. Club fungus will grow to a a similar height to mown grass, so can be overlooked.… Read More »

White spindles fungus (clavaria fragilis)

By | 02/02/2017

White spindles fungus is a species of fungus in the Clavariaceae family. The latin name for the species is clavaria fragilis. The generic name Clavaria comes from the Latin clava, meaning a club and fragilis means fragile, so it is literally a ‘fragile club’. It is so named as it is very brittle, and the white spindles snap easily. Club fungus grows a similar… Read More »