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I Ain’t Afraid of No Slime Mold

Just when we thought we had our Leon County Extension vermicompost bins all figured out for recycling office food waste with the aid of worms…aliens invaded. I instinctively started looking all over for my “Ghostbusters” proton gun and… Read More

Fact Sheets: Fungi on Landscape Plants | Guava Root | Slime Mold | Rusts | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Fungi on Landscape Plants     Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii (Homeowner) (pdf)     Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii (Commercial) (pdf)     Slime Mold, Fuligo septica (pdf)     Plant Disease Lab Reports:  July-Sep 2010      Plant Disease Lab Reports:  April-June 2010     Plant Disease Lab Reports:  Jan-Mar 2010     Plant Disease Lab Reports:  Oct-Dec 2009     Plant… Read More

Green-Spore Poison Parasol Mushroom

The green-spore poison parasol mushroom (Chlorophyllum molybdites), also known as the “false parasol” or “green-spored parasol,” is commonly found in the southeastern United States, including Florida. It appears on “lawns, grassy areas, and open woods” and is more… Read More