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It seems there are two questions here: Why mushrooms? That is covered by other answers. Why not tomatoes? Where did you get the seeds? If you bought the seeds and followed the instructions on the packet, they should germinate. If you kept seeds from purchased tomatoes, they are unlikely to be alive. It is very rare to get viable seeds from any commercial ...


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Too much water, most likely, for one thing, could be combined with poor drainage depending on the details of the pot and soil mix. Probably some other things [planting depth?] to not get any tomato seedlings (I gather that you "planted tomatoes" [fruit] rather than transplanting tomato plants) such as excessively cool temperatures or not noticing the ...


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I'd like to know the source of the soil in your pot - the likeliest explanation is that the tomato seeds did not germinate at all, but there was mycelium in the soil, and that's what's grown. Mycelium are present throughout soil and mushrooms or toadstools are the fruiting bodies it produces at various times. If you used garden soil, this is the most likely ...



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