Dead man fingers

Asked July 10, 2018, 7:55 AM EDT

How can I get rid of dead man fingers in my flower garden? Help it's gross!

Carroll County Maryland fungus dead mans fingers fungus

2 Responses

This black fungus usually grows on dead and decaying tree stumps. In order to get rid of it, you'd have to dig up and dispose of the large piece of wood it is growing on. There are no pesticides for this.

At least it is not as ugly as the slimy red and black stinkhorn fungus.

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Thank you very much for your help