- I have some Basil growing in a pot, for the past 7-8 months, with some Thyme right next to it.
- Last week some mushrooms grew on the soil in-between them and under the Basil.
What I know:
- These mushrooms are only the fruiting body of the underground Mycelium present in the soil, and probably came with the soil itself.
- Mushrooms feed on dead organic matter.
- These mushrooms probably grew due to high-moisture and convenient temperature - possibly caused by over-watering of the pot.
What I am not asking:
This question is not about the mushroom, its identification and / or classification. For the purposes of what I am asking - this is a toxic mushroom species.
What I am asking:
I am asking about the Basil plant (or the Thyme).
Assuming the mushrooms touched the Basil (or Thyme) leaves - can the Basil (or Thyme) still be consumed safely?
If not - is trimming the leaves that came in contact with the mushrooms, and getting rid of the mushroom safely safe, or should the whole plant be treated somehow?