I've never seen a yellow mushroom before. Is it detrimental to my plant or o.k. to leave it there? Thanks!

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q i ve never seen a yellow mushroom before is it detrimental to my plant or o k to, gardening
q i ve never seen a yellow mushroom before is it detrimental to my plant or o k to, gardening
q i ve never seen a yellow mushroom before is it detrimental to my plant or o k to, gardening
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  • 3po3 3po3 on May 01, 2012
    Mushrooms in general aren't detrimental to plants. They are just a fungus growing in wet soil. Of course, your family is a different story. Don't eat unknown mushrooms.

  • Sandra R Sandra R on May 02, 2012
    I agree with Steve G. they should not hurt your plants, it actually adds a different shape and texture to the planter.

  • Sharon Sharon on May 02, 2012
    Thanks y'all! I do like the look of it. The color is a little more yellow than it shows in the picture. It just freaked me out a little because there weren't any mushrooms residents last year. No worries Steve, I only eat the ones from the grocery store or farmers market. :-) Thanks again!

  • Sharon - I have the same exact mushrooms growing in the big pot on my patio. Must be a Georgia thing! Surprising given how little rain we've had. We must be watering well!

  • Susan S Susan S on May 02, 2012
    Sharon, I had some really interesting mushrooms pop up in one of my container gardens about 3 years ago. I tried to post them last night but computer wasn't cooperating!!

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    • Susan S Susan S on Aug 15, 2016
      Yes, Jeannie, I just left them. They weren't hurting anything and weren't detrimental to the other plants. Mushrooms only last a couple of days.

  • Jane A Jane A on Jun 12, 2012
    We have had some strange mushrooms around here. Last summer a bright orange appeared and some odd shaped looking ones.