There’s a fungus lurking, waiting to destroy your lawn. This fungus is known by many names. Its most obvious one is “Brown Patch Disease,” which is a descriptive name. It’s also known as “Large Patch” or by its scientific name, “Rhizoctonia Blight.”
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The most frequent victim of this fungus is the St. Augustine grass that is common in Florida lawns. Unfortunately, Brown Patch Disease can also affect several varieties of warm-season turf grass.