Initial large patch symptoms are evident on 'Meyer' zoysiagrass. Black layer and other issues related to saturated soils were prevalent in this late season. Pythium oospores in blighted tall fescue leaf tissue. Anthracnose on creeping bentgrass has gone basal in the last few weeks. Typical dollar spot lesion on Kentucky bluegrass.  Dollar spot has been especially severe during this cooler than normal summer.

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