Black powdery on bermuda

Asked August 22, 2017, 11:09 PM EDT

Can this black powdery soot be easily spread by walking on it also can i mow the lawn?

Forsyth County Georgia

1 Response

Powdery soot on the lawn may be slime mold. Unlike other lawn fungal issues, slime mold usually resolves itself within a couple of weeks. Mowing is one way to remove the mold. Dethatching is also helpful, as it removes the nutrient source for the fungus.