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Q.What is growing on top of the potting mix?

Zone Silver Spring, MD 20906 | Anonymous added on July 5, 2019 | Answered

I have six pots with plants. I noticed on one of the pots something starting growing on top and I’m not sure what it is.

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Answered on July 6, 2019

It appears to be mushrooms, fruiting bodies from a fungal organism growing in the organic matter. It is not likely to be pathogenic/harmful, just opportunistic and part of the decomposition process

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