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I was wondering what this was I just bought a new San Pedro cactus from a nursery and I’m worried it may be fungus or something

to worry about. In photo. Cactus stands about a foot and a half tall. And maybe a few inches in diameter.


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#1 Comment By drtreelove On 10/14/2018 @ 11:35 am

Yes the spots appear to be fungal infections, possibly initiated with wounding. If it’s a recent purchase maybe talk to the nursery. See the section on physical damage in this cactiguide:

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