Are Mushrooms Harmful to an Herb Garden?

Mushrooms are not harmful to an herb garden. They will sprout up when there is decaying undergrowth such as past vegetation. Most of the mushrooms that show up in your garden are not the edible kind, but they will help break down the larger nutrients in the soil.

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