Posted: 24/07/2017 at 13:23
Thank you for your message in which you say
"Thankyou for that information. however will mowing the grass and putting in the composter encourage more fungi to grow in the veggie patch when the waste matter is used to mulch the soil? "
No ... it doesn't really work like that ... the mycelium which is the major part of the fungus spreads unseen underground ... the toadstools produce the spores which float in the air on the breeze ... and they're floating around all over the place, spreading from everyone's gardens, woodlands and hedgerows.
The action of fungi is an essential part of breaking down of organic matter in the soil in order to make it available for your plants to grow ....... so you need fungi in your compost heap.
No fungi ... no plants .... all part of the wonderful circle of life