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Mysterious gunge (4 replies)

6 years ago
KateTheDig 6 years ago

I am a really new gardener and I was trying to dig weeds out of a border when a mass of custardy gunge, creamy coloured, burst out of the soil from under a plant.  What on earth is it? Is it poisonous?  I am absolutely freaking out about it.

Jonno P
6 years ago
Jonno P 6 years ago

Any chance you can send a photo?




4 weeks ago
lily167 4 weeks ago

I would like to express my gratitude to the author for the creation of the post because I found it to be extremely helpful and I also enjoyed reading it. I've made a note about it on the hurdle , and I'd be grateful if you could take the time to read it and agree with it. I am grateful that you have taken the time to explain your problem.

4 weeks ago
Bonniecallender 4 weeks ago

It's hard to say exactly what the substance is without seeing it, but it could potentially be some sort of fungus or slime mold. These are not typically poisonous, but some types can cause skin irritation if you come into contact with them. It's best to avoid touching or handling the substance and to wear gloves if you need to work in that area again. If you're concerned about the safety of the substance, you may want to consult a local gardening expert or a plant pathology specialist for more information.

2 weeks ago
takeuntrue 2 weeks ago

Without seeing the substance, identifying it is difficult; however, it has the appearance of a fungus or slime mold. While not normally harmful, contact with some species may result in skin discomfort. slope game

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