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Trifasciata propagation--flower or fungus?

Posted by piojo none (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 11, 12 at 0:28

A week ago I cut and planted leaf clippings from a damaged snake plant. Last night I saw what looked like a white pill on top of the soil. I wasn't sure, so I let it be. This morning it turned into a flower! Except flowers don't normally grow 1.5 cm in a night. In other posts about snake plant propagation, I've seen pictures of green sprouts, not flowers. So is this a fungus or a flower?

The potting mix is cheap soil (probably dug up outdoors) mixed with 25% used coffee grounds. I've been spraying the leaves daily (and getting the soil damp as well).


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RE: Trifasciata propagation--flower or fungus?

That is a mushroom, magic or otherwise but definitely a fungus!


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RE: Trifasciata propagation--flower or fungus?

"I've been spraying the leaves daily (and getting the soil damp as well"

That's probably way too much moisture. Let it get much more dry before adding more water.

Looks like a good experiment otherwise, that should go well. Good luck!!


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