The Purdue Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory

What's Hot on October 2, 2006
at the P&PDL!

Return of the Giant Puff Balls

Gail Ruhl, Senior Plant Disease Diagnostician, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, Purdue Univ.

Similar to 2005, Puffballs and other colorful mushrooms are quite abundant this Fall.

An informative article on wild mushrooms written by Dr. John Hartman, an Ornamental Plant Pathologist at the University of Kentucky, is available in the Sept. 25th issue of "Kentucky Pest News."

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