Why Do Mushrooms Only Grow in the Fall?

Wild mushrooms grow in the late summer through the fall season once temperatures cool and moisture levels increase, as these conditions are optimal for fungus growth. Mushrooms grow from spores that are produced in the warm, dry summer months.

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