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May 18, 2020 3:20 PM CST
Indianapolis Indiana
orange spaghetti like growth on fir trees...is it dangerous
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May 18, 2020 3:42 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
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Does it look like a jello squid? Are you sure its in a fir tree and not a cedar tree? Are there in apples near by?

It could be the fungus that is part 1 of Cedar-Apple Rust:

https://www.extension.purdue.e...
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May 18, 2020 3:43 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Hi sherry2557, Welcome!

Can you upload a photo, showing the growth? I wonder if it might be some type of Cedar Apple Rust? Check the photos near the bottom of this page for comparison to the growth on your trees: http://www.missouribotanicalga...
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May 18, 2020 3:46 PM CST
Indianapolis Indiana
yes, it looks like the last picture on the information you sent--and it might be a cedar!!! No apples nearby; we have lived here for 10+ years and this is the first time I have seen this. THANK YOU!!!!
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