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Can someone tell me what this is?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by CuttingCrew, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. CuttingCrew

    CuttingCrew LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    This showed up in my mulch the last few weeks. It’s in two spots in areas around a foot across. I included a dime in the picture to illustrate the size of the polyps. Can someone tell me what this stuff is and how to get rid of it?

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  2. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    Looks like that mulch is wet in the pic..............
    It's just fungus,it does quite well in mulch,we've got it all over the place with all the rain we've had.
    Fungicides or just wait till things dry out.
    It isn't anything unusual.
     
  3. sethsodsquad

    sethsodsquad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 182

    Yup, thats what it is.
     
  4. Green&Growing

    Green&Growing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Can you eat 'em to see the spirit world?
     
  5. ofishil

    ofishil LawnSite Member
    from TX
    Messages: 123

    Did you see the size of that chicken?
     
  6. CuttingCrew

    CuttingCrew LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    Thanks guys.

    As long as I don't have to worry about it getting the plants.
     
  7. eakern

    eakern LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 39

  8. CuttingCrew

    CuttingCrew LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    eakern,

    I checkd out the web site. Your right, that is a cool fungus!
     
  9. Hamons

    Hamons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 706

    I beelive is a dime. Used in America as currency. Worth 1/10 of a dollar. :)
     
  10. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205




    By golly you are correct sir!
     

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