Shaggy Mane | Lawyer’s Wig
Lawns | Meadows | Roadsides | Enriched soils in late summer and early fall
Type of Rot:
Straw & manure compost | Paper & pulp waste | Sawdust Spawn to manure rich soils | 4-6″ beds of fertilized sawdust |
Great for compost piles | great plant companion
Known Remediation/Restoration potential:
Useful for metal polluted soils to sequester arsenic, cadmium, and mercury. Studies have also shown it to inhibit Aspergillus niger, Bacillus species, Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus aureus. Good habitat buffer, waste decomposer, and environmental indicator.