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Problem with mushrooms

oaksidefarms
Fri, 22 May 2020 14:43:47 GMT

Was wondering if anyone else had any problems with the mushrooms that grow in their beds. I know it’s good to have this kind of growth because it means I have fungal life in my beds. The problem I’m running into is that there is a mushroom that grows above the leaves of some of my baby leaf beds (spinach, arugula) and then seems to melt on its leaves. It creates a black sticky tar like mess all over the leave and doesn’t seem to wash off , so I’m having to discard these leaves.

farmerjesse
Thu, 28 May 2020 09:15:14 GMT

We have a mushroom that grows in our beds (some sort of Panaeolus, I think) but it hasn't been a problem in our baby greens. Usually it comes up in the early morning and disappears by sunup. I don't know that I have a good answer for you, but I will say that their prevalence has gone down for us over the last two years. I can only speculate but my assumption here is that, because fungi fruit only when they run out of space or food, perhaps our beds have ample food or no space now? Let me know us know if the situation gets worse or better

oaksidefarms
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:06:23 GMT

Thanks I will keep monitoring