Should you remove mushrooms from plant pots?
Getting rid of mushrooms in houseplants is hard, but mushrooms growing in houseplant soil won’t harm your plant nor will they harm you unless you eat them. You may want to consider just letting them grow.
What causes mushrooms to grow in potted plants?
Mushrooms growing in your house plants aren’t necessarily a bad thing, but they could be a sign of overwatering, really fertile soil, or just that somewhere along the line some spores got into your plant. They won’t harm your plant.
What are the mushrooms growing in my potting soil?
The majority of the mushrooms that you see growing in your potting soil are Leucocoprinus birnbaumii, formerly named Lepiota lutea, which are small and varying shades of yellow. These are so frequently seen in pots in greenhouses and homes that the common names are plantpot dapperling and flowerpot parasol.