Here’s Why Mushrooms Are Suddenly Sprouting On Your Lawn

Story by Seanna Annis, Associate Professor of Mycology and Associate Extension Professor at the University of Maine. With the rain we have been getting this fall, we are seeing fungi popping up in peoples’ yards, fields and woods all over the state. These fungi typically have been present for years, growing underground until they have sufficient nutrients and water to produce their fruiting body or mushroom where we can see it.

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