Pink Snow Mold

The First Disease of the Year is... PINK!

I was so thrilled that finally here in NE Ohio we have a FIRST report instead of our typical lagging behind the rest of the state!  The first detectable disease of the year is noticeable on turf as a necrotic area with an apparently PINK border!  The fungal pathogen involved is Microdochium nivale and the disease is commonly called Pink Snow Mold (PSM).


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Erik Draper