UPDATE - from rense.com ---
Death Rain? Blackberry Plants
Dying In Panama City, FL
author [supposedly] unknown
Last Edited on 6/15/2010 at 5:52 PM
I have black berries here at my home.
Let me go out there and see if the same thing is happening...
Here are some shots of my blackberries...
But her or his figs are fine. So I don't think its the same - but -