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How to Get Rid of Thick Underground Fungus

Anonymous added on July 25, 2011 | Answered

I believe that I have an abundance of water problems in my front yard, as large glacier-type fungus grow by my sprinkler heads and also inside the box where the water meter is located near the front edge of lawn. How can I rid my lawn of these 'creatures' other than digging up all the areas where I find them? I did this twice already and they keep coming back. I did add some organic lawn soil to the areas after removing the 'creatures'. Was this a bad idea?

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Nikki
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Answered on July 26, 2011

Your best bet would be to dig as much of the fungus out as possible and treat the area with a fungicide. Repeat with the fungicide treatment once a week or two for a few months after this. Yes, placing the organic lawn soil to the area probably helped them grow back as they need organic material to grow in.

If you have not read it, this article will also help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/eliminate-mushrooms-in-your-lawn.htm

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