Why is this shroom growing in my garden box?

Vikk(8b sunset 10)May 31, 2005

Is it because of the wood, or maybe some peat moss in with the soil? I was examining some brown leaves on some of my plants when I found them. Anyone know what type they are?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Aaron_UK(UK)

Possibly Glistening Ink-cap (Coprinus micaceus)

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 3:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ksrogers(EasternMass Z6)

Mushrooms like rich soil, and somewhat damp soil. I am currently growing them in a big cardboard box from a kit. Since January I have been harvesting mushrooms about once a week. Once they get over the size of a dime in diameter, it takes only a day or two longer for them to reach 2 inches in diameter. Mine are a common white mushroom, but the jumbo size for stuffing. Right now, the yield has greatly deminished and I just get may one or two per week. Soon the whole setup will ge dumped into my compost pile, as its mostly exhausted. Mushrooms are usually a healthy thing, but it may also be from a bit too much moisture in the soil for them to sprout from a green growing plant medium.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 9:40PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Rescuing wilting Holly Fern
I'm struggling to grow my Japanese holly fern in my...
fieldofflowers
Platyceriums for a cool, but frost-free climate?
Hi, I'm just curious whether people have suggestions...
mark4321_gw
Tips on growing ferns from spores? Have prothallia!
This year I decided I'd try my hand at growing ferns...
candogal
Can someone help me ID this fern?
Hi, I purchased this fern 2 years ago from eBay. They...
odysseos
Doradilla? Fem Scale?
So I was in this Mexican market and found something...
cooperdr_gw
Sponsored Products
Artisan Handmade Copper Gladiolus Sprinkler
$129.00 | FRONTGATE
TRL4 Aluminum Pathlyte
Lightology
Red Carpet Studios Wings on Springs Chimes Multicolor - 10901
$18.27 | Hayneedle
Chamomile Satin-Binding 330-Thread Count Down Blanket
$44.99 | zulily
Mosaic dwelLED Wall Sconce by WAC Lighting
$247.00 | Lumens
Westinghouse Wall Mounted 1-Light Exterior Goldenrod Steel Wall Lantern with
$22.99 | Home Depot
Verona Garden Cream Rectangular: 5 Ft. 3 In. x 7 Ft. 10 In. Rug
$349.00 | Bellacor
Industry Ceiling Fan with Optional Light by Modern Fan Company
$360.00 | Lumens
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™