Dose mushroom make a good house plant - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by maro69
August 18, 2007
This is the second time I see a mushroom in my front lawn ,would this make a good house plant.
If not what mushroom would.

Answer from NGA
August 18, 2007


It is not recommended to handle mushrooms found growing in the wild or in the lawn as some can be toxic. If you would like to grow mushrooms as a house plant, I would suggest you purchase one of the indoor mushroom growing kits sold for this purpose. It will include the proper growing medium and mushrooms suited for home growing. There are many suppliers including


to name just a few.

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