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Old 24-11-2018, 08:37 PM posted to rec.gardens,,
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Default What is this dark orange power dust/dirt found under piles ofleaves and needles?

On 11/23/2018 11:41 PM, azigni wrote:
On 11/23/18 6:28 PM, Ant wrote: from a blurry iPhone 4S. There was a
small overnight rain storm a few days ago too in a So(uthern)
CA(lifornia). This was in a rural backyard.

Fungus among us....or perhaps bacteria

Today's shots:

I noticed removing the orange powder and digging shallow reveal the
normal brown soil. it seems to only exist above the ground.

A Redditor says it might be rust since it matches since the orange is
like dust. Also digging under it revealed regular dark brown soil like
you see around spot.
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