Mummy berry could spook your blueberries, says OSU Extension

Oregon State University Extension wants to warn the public about a spooky fruit disease: mummy berry. Blueberries are the most common target and can become shriveled up, “mummified” versions of themselves when infected with the disease, which runs rampant when the weather is especially warm and wet. “The gardener’s best defense against this ruthless fungus is to regularly pick up shriveled fruit off the bush and ground and dispose of it as soon as you first see it.” If mummy berry has caused a lot of damage, sometimes it is best to start over and plant new berries. 

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