Identification Guide on Lawn Disease

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Brown-patch

Brown patch

Brown patches in your lawn typically measure from 5 to 10 inches in diameter and are brown or tan.
Dollar-spot

Dollar spot

A dollar spot(s) may appear to be sunken, circular patches in various areas of your lawn. They may appear yellow or red.
Fairy-ring

Fairy ring

A fairy ring typically looks like a circle that has rings around it that are either dark green or brown.
Fusarium-patch

Fusarium patch

These patches are yellow or red and measure 1 to 6 inches in diameter. They typically resemble smoke rings.
Gray-snow-mold

Gray snow mold

These patches will appear after the latest snow melt and are light brown or gray.
Large-patch

Large patch

A large ring or patch of dead grass that has a smoke ring look and brown borders typically measure 10 feet in diameter.
Microdochium-patch

Microdochium patch

This type of patch is similar to the gray snow mold patch but appears in a yellow, tan or salmon color.
Necrotic-ring-spot

Necrotic ring spot

Thinning, yellow grass may appear and can expand up to 3 feet in diameter.
Powdery-mildew

Powdery mildew

Appears on the leaves of grass then enlarges and turns into a gray or powdery appearance.
Red-thread-and-pink-patch

Red thread and pink patch

Patches appear in the grass and are red or pink. They can grow up to 2 feet in diameter.
Rusts-crown-leaf-stem-and-stripe

Rusts: crown, leaf, stem, and stripe

Light yellow flecks initially on the leaf blades and sheaths. Typically occur in early spring through fall depending on the location of the turf.
Leaf-spot-Melting-out

Leaf spot/Melting-out

Purplish-brown to black spots with tan centers on the leaf blade and sheath. In severe cases, almost all of the leaves and tillers die.
Pythium-blight

Pythium blight

Appears suddenly during hot, humid weather. Greasy, brown circular spots that are initially about 3/4 inch to 2 inches in diameter. Rapidly enlarge in size.

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