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How do I get rid of mold in my lawn slime?
If you find a patch of slime mold you can either let nature take its course as the spores will fall away on their own or you can use a broom to sweep it off or a stream of water to wash it off. Normal mowing will also dislodge the spores.
What does a slime mold do?
Also referred to as myxomycetes, plasmodial slime molds are commonly seen on decaying forest litter and rotting wood. They play an important role as decomposers and recyclers of nutrients in the food web. Their diet consists of the bacteria which feed on decomposing plant matter.
Is mold on grass harmful?
Slime mold on grass is not damaging to the turf, but if appearance is a problem you can remove it. You might think this mold turfgrass disease should be killed to protect the health of your grass.