Tag Archives: lawn diseases

Fusarium patch lawn disease (microdochium nivale)

Fusarium patch disease is a very common fungal lawn disease throughout the whole of the UK. It is also sometimes called fuzz, snow mould or Microdochium patch. The current Latin name for it is Microdochium nivale (syn. Monographella nivalis), but it was previously called Fusarium nivale, from which it gained its most common name. Fusarium patch disease is the most common… Read More »

Does your grass have a Red Thread infection?

In the North West of England, we are currently experiencing a prolonged period of warm, wet weather. Such conditions are perfect for the spread of fungal infections throughout lawn turf, as damp grass traps spores and creates the ideal environment for their growth. The most common, especially at the moment, is the fungus commonly called “Red Thread” (laetisaria… Read More »