Lawn Problems

Mushrooms in Yard

Anonymous added on August 30, 2011 | Answered

What do I use to eliminate mushrooms growing in my yard? What's the name of the fungicide that I can use to get rid of them?

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Answered on August 31, 2011

While Iron sulfate and other broad-spectrum fungicides can be used, spaying directly onto the mushrooms usually does little good. Most of the fungus is below ground and inaccessible to the chemicals. Mixing 2 tablespoons of baking soda per gallon of water and spraying at the first sign of mushrooms can sometimes be helpful in reducing their growth. Here is an article that you may find helpful:

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