Mushrooms and soil fungi around tomato plants

I have quite a few tomato plants in my greenhouse. I just noticed thereare mushrooms and a layer of white fungus growing at the base of some of the plants. Is this a problem?

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Jul 13, 2014
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by: Francine

Without a pic I'm not really sure. I can tell you about my experience. I live in the northeast. When it rains a lot here we will get tiny mushrooms that will shrivel up and dry with in a couple of days. They don't seem to cause any problems. And as far as the fungus, I had something weird happen this year that has never happened. There this weird stuff on a small space on my lawn that showed up all of a sudden. And then a few days later there was more in my raised bed at the base of my tomato and pepper plants. I researched it and found out that it is a slime mold called dog vomit. It's really gross to look at but it doesn't do any harm. It's caused by warm, wet conditions. And usually grows on wood mulch the most. But can grow other places. I moved what was at the base of my plants and it hasn't come back. Hope this helps.

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