Is the Stuff Like Mushrooms Growing on & Around Dead Trees a Fungus?

Answer All dead organic matter naturally decomposes over time, including trees. This decomposition process requires the help of insects, oxygen, bacteria, fungi and other microorganisms. That is why garde... Read More »

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I have a sealed glass carafe of balsamic vinegar that seems to be growing a mushroom-like fungus in it?

It's vinegar mother. If you want to make your own vinegar from wine, you can use the mother to do so. I've not heard of any health benefits but I can also say that it's not harmful either.

Grass Fungus & Mushrooms?

According to research by the University of California-Davis agriculture department, most fungi found in lawns can be beneficial because they decompose organic matter. However, homeowners and garden... Read More »

Conditions for Growing Mushrooms?

Cultivating mushrooms is a delicate process. Unlike other food plants, mushrooms are fungi that do not contain chlorophyll. They depend on their soil for all energy and nutrition. There are many ty... Read More »

Why Are Mushrooms Growing in My Garden?

Mushrooms have all sorts of uses whether it be for decorative, dining or medicinal purposes. However, though they are useful to us, most people think that they are an eyesore and a hazard in their ... Read More »