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Often, the infestations are accompanied by sooty mold a black coating on the leaves.
Aphids suck plant sap, causing foliage to distort and leaves to drop; honeydew excreted on leaves supports sooty mold growth; and feeding spreads viral diseases.
The sooty mold is not attacking or hurting the yew.
This energy rich food source provides an opportunity for fungi called sooty mold to grow on the honeydew.
The honeydew also becomes a great host for the development of black sooty mold (a fungus).
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