Microstegium Rust?

Asked September 27, 2017, 8:22 AM EDT

I found large and many sites of microstegium that were in decline and did not have seed heads. The few that had seed heads, you could see the that they were infected as well. It could be bipolaris, but it appeared that this rust was spreading through the forest. Is there a place I can send a sample for ID?

Baltimore County Maryland invasive stiltgrass bipolaris fungus on microstegium bipolaris microstegium rust

1 Response

This fungus has been identified in multiple sites and samples don't need to be sent in.