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MUSHROOM PLANT

Botanical Name: Rungia klossii
Description

This low growing perennial herb gets its name from the mushroomy flavoured leaves. The leaves and stems are eaten raw in salads or they can be cooked as a green vegetable in stir fries. The leaves are rich in chlorophyll. Leaves contain 3% protein, they are also very high in calcium, a richer source than most foods.

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Ground Cover (#GroundCover), Perennial Leafy Greens (#PerennialLeafyGreens)

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Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical, Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Arid (Dry)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

First Year

Sun or Shade

Shade (Sun:0-50%)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Mushroom Plant 10/10

Kloe's Edible Fruits
Update: 2792 days 10hrs

Comments: - Took a little while to establish, but lots of new growth despite plenty of leaf harvesting.  Great plants.  They don't like to dry out, or too much sun.  Have an inch of mulch on the surface to help with water retention.

Planted: 2010

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Low Sun


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Mushroom Plant

Kathy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 2459 days 12hrs

Comments: -

Love the taste - just like juicy mushrooms! Great in salads. Pretty dark purple flowers too.


Grow easily from cuttings put directly in the ground. You can pick individual leaves as you need them or if you double-up harvesting and pruning the stalks will keep for a few weeks in a cup of water in the kitchen. Cuttings kept in water don't tend to put out roots so striking is best done straight into the ground.


Planted: 2009

Height 0.4 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 5

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: No

Pest Control: I haven't noticed anything at all eating them.


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Mushroom Plant

JohnMc1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3278 days 6hrs

Comments: -

Really tasts like mushrooms.  You wouldn't believe it unless you tried it for yourself. It's a perenial thing, just keeps on growing on. It bared my mild winter OK. I don't think It would take the cold real well though.

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Mushroom Plant (Seedling) 10/10

Mand's Edible Fruits
Update: 2955 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Wonderful taste when mixed with salad.

Planted: 2010

Height 25 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Organic Status:Organic


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Mushroom Plant (Seedling) 8/10

Emma1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2947 days 1hrs

Comments: -

Interesting herb. I like mushrooms mmm.

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pollination: No


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Johnmatt's Edible Fruits
Update: 1173 days 7hrs


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Mushroom Plant (Cutting) 7/10

Luong21's Edible Fruits
Update: 710 days 16hrs

Comments: - I read about this plant, excited for more leaves for a good harvest. Bought it at masters hoping it will grow well.

Planted: 2016

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring


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Mushroom Plant 10/10

Veggypatchmeg's Edible Fruits
Update: 3029 days 11hrs

Comments: -

I am looking for mushroom spores in compost


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