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Southern blight on Poa annua

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This mycelial growth pattern from the fungus Sclerotium rolfsii is typical of Southern blight infestations. However, there are several other diseases that produce a similar symptom. To confirm Southern blight, observation of sclerotia and mycelium with clamp connections is necessary. June 2007, Southern California.

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