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Weird Pink Mold Around Strawberry Plants

Posted by mledoux13 MA (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 21, 12 at 14:34

I've noticed these weird pink-colored spores around my strawberry plants. They are rubbery and soft. I pulled a few away with a hand spade and popped. They are filled with a hot pink fluid - looks sort of like calomine lotion.

Any ideas?

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RE: Weird Pink Mold Around Strawberry Plants

An interesting fungus of sorts which won't damage you or your plants.

RE: Weird Pink Mold Around Strawberry Plants

Thanks to jean001a - her use of the word fungus sent me on my way. Happy to find out that Wolf's Milk Slime Mold (Lycogala epidendrum) poses no risk to the plant or humans.

Thanks again,

RE: Weird Pink Mold Around Strawberry Plants

That's a new one on me....I've seen lots of slime 'molds' in my day but never that one. Some people have ALL the luck, lol.

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