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Fungus looking growth in a couple of my grafted loph pots

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Evening all,

I've repotted one grafted loph after seeing a some form of fungus occur, however have noticed another loph now experiencing the same effects.

Underneath of the "mini shrooms" soil were almost web-like areas of mycelium looking growth, with tiny pin-head sized whitish/yellow ball type formations all around little pockets of surface soil (1-5cm deep and spreading)

Is this something I should be worried about? As its occurred on a second prized loph of mine, I'm getting a little worried this could do some harm.

Any help would be appreciated, pics attached (sorry or quality)

Peace out

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Shrooms are a sign of way to much moisture.

I'd recommend changing your mix to something with better drainage/less retention and also cutting down on watering.

cheers

ed

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prolly got something to do with the wood bits in the soil...ala woodchips and woodlovers

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Thanks for the replies guys. I admit I had my suspicions regarding the wetness - I bought Debco Cactus/Succulent Mix (only brand I use) however noticed it was MUCH more barky than usual (closer to their Pot Power mix). Might have to go thru and repot the ones with that batch of soil.

Peace

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commercial stuff is generally bunk in my opinion....anything woody i avoid like the plague for most cacti.

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Hi KLue! This woody stuff is a commercial cactus soil? This suprises me! Due to the wood chips, it takes way too long to dry out! The shrooms dont hurt your cactus but on the long term i would use another soil! bye Eg

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