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Old 10-22-2007, 09:48 PM
iamthelawnbarber iamthelawnbarber is offline
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HELP! Yard is full of mushrooms!

Hi,
I have a client who is complaining about mushrooms on her lawn. I live in Northeastern PA. Any ideas on how they got there? Does anyone know how to remove them & keep them from coming back next year?
Thanks for the help!
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Old 10-23-2007, 01:34 AM
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Hi,
I have a client who is complaining about mushrooms on her lawn. I live in Northeastern PA. Any ideas on how they got there? Does anyone know how to remove them & keep them from coming back next year?
Thanks for the help!

Does she have cows by chance?
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Old 10-23-2007, 02:56 PM
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She lives in a suburban development-no cows or animals.
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Old 10-23-2007, 03:40 PM
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Mushrooms in the lawn usually require a very specific environment to survive. That environment will probably change in the next 24 to 48 hours and the mushrooms will be gone.

I have had the same calls and my reply was always,, "wait 24 hours and call me if they are still there" no calls!
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Old 10-24-2007, 12:11 AM
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it probably is an old tree stump that didnt get fully removed now it has decayed to the point that the mushrooms are growing.

I had someone ask me why when i treated their lawn that the mushrooms werent killed, I explained we spray for broadleaf weeds not for fungus. Can you actually spray something on mushrooms to kill them? I have no idea, I just laughed when she asked why the herbicide didnt kill them.
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Old 10-24-2007, 12:20 AM
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mushrooms mean it is a great environment and soil to grow grass. not sure how to get rid of the mushrooms though sorry.

im not sure what kind of mushrooms grow by puttinggreens but where i am the mushrooms are around for a while and come back year after year..maybe its just the type of mushroom
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Old 10-25-2007, 12:35 PM
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Blooms is probably right. Decaying stumps or most any wood under the surface can be the cause along with some additional enviro conditions.
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:31 PM
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I tell my clients to go and kick them over but that their is nothing we can do to spray and kill them. A fungicide will not be worth spraying. Like was said above...once they feel good about kicking them over and not coming back, they don't call.

The mushrooms are a sign of a health lawn environment...is typically what I tell them.
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