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Can anyone ID these spots?

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    Default Can anyone ID these spots?

    This is on my Mtn. Maid, and I don't know what it is, but am afraid it is worsening. You can't really tell in the pic, but it starts out more yellow, and then gets brown speckles, before it turns more completely brown. Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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    Looks like sunburn to me.

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    I agree. That cross won't need that much light, relatively speaking for phrags.

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    Thanks that is what I thought too and w/ the exception of a couple hours after watering, a few weeks ago, it is in bright shade in my window. Will watch that in the future!

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    Hmmm. Looks like spots to me...heheheh...

    Yep, I would go with sun burn.

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    I'm going to go against the grain and suggest anthracnose fungus due to the ring-like appearance of some of the lesions. The flashpoint could've been a sunburnt spot, but the spreading yellow around the brown suggests something more sinister to me. I would excise the brown and yellow areas and treat the edges with an antifungal such as cinnamon.

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