Are these webs OK?

theta

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This morning was very foggy and damp, I went outside and found these little webs on some of my trees. I see these webs on a lot of shrubs in the area and they usually just last for the morning, then go away.

It's not a spider mite infestation is it?

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I went outside and found these little webs on some of my trees. I see these webs on a lot of shrubs in the area and they usually just last for the morning, then go away.
Looks like the doing of young funnel spiders to me, harmless here. Here spider mites would look far more like a tiny cotton ball. I am not familiar with a lot of species though so I will be interested in other responses.

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I don't believe I saw any holes in them. Just looked like a cobweb. I'm hoping it just some spiders. If they're there tomorrow I'll be sure to check better for holes.

After doing some research online I came across Dollar Spot Fungus? Which I think mostly affects grass, but can possibly be on shrubs? I don't know, but the fungus cobweb looks very similar. Has anyone dealt with this fungus on their trees before?
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After doing some research online I came across Dollar Spot Fungus?
Fungal would stay - notice the webs you have shown are very geometric, with design. I still suspect a young spider or group of young spiders at practice. Last weekend when defoliating a Quince I removed, with a bamboo skewer over 50 babies from interior growth and released them to the grass. Not uncommon after hatch.


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