can anyone explain this???

denisehelenJune 15, 2006

okay - yesterday i added black color-enhanced mulch that was in my garage for about two months to a group of pansies i planted in early may. this morning, there were two pink finger like things growing out of the mulch that were about six inches long and about an inch thick. i thought they were snakes. being new to the "country" i waited for my husband to get up and went out with him (about 1 hour later). they were already shriveled up and looked dead and were definitely some kind of plant. any explanation?????

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It's probably some sort of mold or fungi. Try looking on Tom Volk's Fungi page. You'll have to do a google search for it. M

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 8:02AM
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zeedman Zone 5 Wisconsin

Sounds like a slime mold, their fruiting bodies decay very rapidly.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 5:25PM
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