• Fairy Ring


    Symptoms:

    • Symptoms vary with casual agents.
    • Aboveground mushroom and puff ball basidiocarps may or may not occur.
    • Typically has outer rings that are either dark-green or brown in color.
    • Shape and size of the rings vary, depending on the species.
    • Activity in turf ceases when the individual rings come in contact with each other.
    • Some casual agents form fruiting bodies, but not rings and vice versa.

    Conditions Favoring Disease:

    • Typically occurs in the summer.
    • Can also occur on cool-season turfgrass in mild winter climates.