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RE: Titanum Leaf Cuttings and yellow fungus
From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at worldonline.nl> on 2002.07.03 at 19:19:03(9066)|
Ah, this is knowledge we have here.
Can I add a creature in my greenhouse? It is a slime mould that puts up
truss-like brown "fruiting bodies" that give of spores in large brown dusty
clouds. Do you know that thing?
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> Verzonden: woensdag 3 juli 2002 1:59
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> Onderwerp: Re: Titanum Leaf Cuttings and yellow fungus
> Bill, the fungus (Leucocoprinus birnbaumi) is quite harmless
> to the plants,
> and is a common inhabitant of flower pots in warm
> greenhouses, terrariums etc
> and is originally a tropical species now widespread around
> the world. When
> they open they are very pretty but short-lived. They feed on
> the bark chips
> and other detritus in the compost but will not affect the
> composition of the
> soil to any great extent. Nothing to worry about!
> Geoffrey Kibby, London
> (editor of the fungus magazine Field Mycology)
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