Sometimes just a few weeks after you spread a fresh layer of shredded wood mulch something odd suddenly appears. What is that, you wonder. It’s moist and gooey and has the appearance of vomit, for lack of a more pleasant description!
This photo will help explain what I’m talking about:
It’s actually a fairly harmless fungus provided it doesn’t cover the foliage on plants, but people often scoop it into a trash bag for disposal just because it looks so bad. While it’s rather gooey when it first appears, it will dry out over time.