The mulch I purchased last year had mushroom like things growing

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The mulch I purchased last year had mushroom like things growing out of it. What is that?

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  • 9889709 9889709 on Feb 19, 2018
    Probably a fungus, which is what mushrooms are. They actually can be beneficial to gardens and flower beds and are usually caused by mild spring like weather and rain.

  • Rl06898607 Rl06898607 on Feb 19, 2018
    That's gold! Mulch it in....

  • Janet Janet on Feb 19, 2018
    Definitely a fungus

  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Feb 19, 2018
    Obviously your mulch was contaminated with mushroom spores. Try sprinkling baking soda over the mushrooms and they will die off.

  • Melanie Melanie on Feb 19, 2018
    sounds like it got wet and you have the spores to bad they are not edible

  • Barb Hookway Barb Hookway on Feb 19, 2018
    You made me feel better as I was stomping on those mushrooms so no one would see them. Didn't know they wouldn't harm anything.

    • GG GG on Feb 19, 2018
      The first two posters on here are telling you that the mushrooms/fungus is actually good for the garden or flower beds. Might want to check that out!