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Q.What Is This On My Veggie Plant

Zone Bush, Louisiana | Megannicole added on June 8, 2022 | Answered

I pulled the plant up and it had some kind of liquid that was red coming out of it and what looked like black sludge

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Answered on June 8, 2022

This is a slime mold! It is unsightly, but it is doing its best to save your plant from some nasty bacteria in the soil. The slime molds will eat these bacteria.


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