I just bought a spider plant from a store recently. The plant is so aggregated that I can see many stems in a 8cm diameter pot ( 10+ ). I wondered if I can separate them. I tried to separate them from the soil, then I see their roots are so fat like a mini-radish, this is a pic from the internet:
What is this special root called?
This is one of my plant bought from a store:
You can see there are so many plants inside a single pot. Can I separate them without hurting them?