Anthocyanin accumulation. Discoloration of plant tissues due to a build up of the pigment anthocyanin during the fluctuating temperatures. This is common in the spring and although symptoms may appear to be patch-like, this is usually caused by segregation of turf clones that react differently to temperature changes.
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December 17 , 2014
First snow to cover the region occured on Dec. 14. More snow falling today. Typically 30-60 consecutive days of snow cover are requried for gray snow mold.