This page was created to
assist you in understanding some of the terms used when describing
fairy ring and fairy ring fungus.
the vegetative part of a fairy ring, consisting of a mass of branching,
threadlike hypha, that exists below the ground or within another
substrate. , normally not visible, as it
occurs in the soil layer of your lawn.
area within fairy ring is hydrophobic and cause grass roots to die
inhabiting fairy ring
ring fungus living in your soil layer
is a layer of tightly knit plant material located above the soil and
below the base of the grass plant. Soil is generally not present within
the thatch layer and therefore holds very few
nutrients.Lectophilic fairy ring fungus will take advantage
of this material to grow.
if 2 fairy rings grow into each other they create a scalloped effect.
This condition is thought to be due to certain chemicals produced by
to inhibit growth of other fungi.
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