Mushrooms – Growing in Potting Soil

Q: I was surprised to see this mushroom growing in a rather unusual place.

A: Mushrooms can grow anywhere there is organic matter to decompose: in this case your potting soil is great food for a fungus. The happy fungus decided to reproduce itself and sent out a mushroom to scatter spores.

In my experience, mushrooms grow on potting soil when it has too much water.

So that’s the story!



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