Lawn Problems
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Black fungus in lawn

Zone North West UK, Leeds | msandersen added on August 26, 2015 | Answered

I have a black fungus growing in various patches in the lawn. It is separate to the grass and looks black on top and white underneath. How can it be treated and prevented?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 28, 2015

This is Slime Mold.
Here is a link that explains this fungus.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/black-substance-on-lawns.htm

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