Fairy Circle

Asked September 13, 2017, 6:25 PM EDT

My brother lives in Lancaster County PA and in his field there is a circle with mushrooms. What causes this circle? See pictures.

Lancaster County Pennsylvania

1 Response

Hello, and thanks for using the Ask an Expert System,

Your photos show a nice representation of a fairy ring or fairy circle. For a detailed description of how these fungal organisms grow read Fairy Rings from MushroomExpert.com

Lancaster County Penn State Extension