Ferns forum→SOS Macho Fern - White fuzz & specs/spots. Powdery mildew? Mealy bugs? Scale?

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May 13, 2020 8:33 AM CST
Very new Macho fern (never owned a fern before) and have just started to noticed something going wrong. Any help identifying the issue so that I can address it properly would be very helpful.
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May 13, 2020 8:35 AM CST

Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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May 13, 2020 5:50 PM CST

Yes, it does look like mealybugs. Do you have any rubbing alcohol or Insecticidal Soap?
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