Found this in my garden and want to no if it's safe as I have dogs and a 2year olds

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Found this in my garden and want to no if it's safe as I have dogs and a 2year olds

Post by Simon1006 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:43 pm

Found some mushrooms round my sweet peas and wanted to no if I should remove them or leave them thanks in advance
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Re: Found this in my garden and want to no if it's safe as I have dogs and a 2year olds

Post by mushroom mike » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:13 pm

These are known as Peziza, a large genus of saprophytic cup fungus..They grow on the ground or rotting wood. I would say they are quite safe if left alone and shouldn't cause any problems for your dogs. Microscopy would be required to correctly identify this type of fungus.

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Re: Found this in my garden and want to no if it's safe as I have dogs and a 2year olds

Post by adampembs » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:19 am

And remember, these are only the fruiting bodies. You can't remove the fungus, which is a part of the soil. A healthy soil has fungi and bacteria as well as worms and other invertebrates .
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