Infestation Identification

Asked September 4, 2020, 12:05 PM EDT

I have 2 crepe myrtle trees that suddenly show significant presence of an insect, scale, or fungus. I have attached some photos. Please help me identify the substance and recommend treatment. Thank you, Loren Schofield

Mecklenburg County North Carolina

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