Lilac Bushes

Trying to Identify a Leaf Fungus

garyclam9 added on June 18, 2015 | Answered

I've discovered what I think is a fungus on my lilac leaves which is causing them to shrivel.

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Answered on June 19, 2015

These tiny worm like growths are Spindle Galls. They are caused by the tiny Eriophyid Mite.
They form in the spring mostly and really don't harm the host plant.

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