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Lorand
Oct 29, 2016 2:44 PM CST
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This fungus just started growing in the most saturated parts of my friend's garden. Any idea on what it is? Will it harm the plants around it?
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DaisyI
Oct 29, 2016 6:57 PM CST
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I think its what's left of a fungus after the spores have dispersed.
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greene
Oct 30, 2016 1:23 PM CST
I'm not a fungi expert but it could be the remains of cannonball fungus aka artillary fungus. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
Could be either S. ingoldii or S. stellatus?

We have a Fungi Forum here on NGA. I will put the @ symbol in front of a few names to alert some folks from the Fungi Forum to have a look at your photos.
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