Houseplants forum: Snake Plant fungus?

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Jul 31, 2016 3:35 PM CST
A couple days ago I noticed a spot on one of the leaves on my snake plant, today I checked it and it was much bigger. What is is? How should I deal with it?
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Name: Gene Staver
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Jul 31, 2016 3:52 PM CST
Cut off that top part of that leaf. I doubt it is fungus. Gene
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Jul 31, 2016 6:50 PM CST
It sure looks like a fungal infection to me. For comparison, scroll down this page and check out some images of Sansevieria leaves with a fungal infection:

I'd cut out the infected part of the leaf and discard it and then sprinkle cinnamon on the cut area (cinnamon is a natural fungicide.) The cut leaf won't look so pretty but at least the infection won't spread.
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