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Mycorrhiza is a mushroom found underground. It connects with the roots of a plant and makes symbiosis. That means the plant gives the mushroom photosynthetic products and, in turn the mushroom helps the plant receive nutrients from the ground.
There are two kinds of Mycorrhiza mushroom: Ectomycorrhiza and Endomycorrhiza.
Ectomycorrhiza covers the root of a plant. This kind of Mycorrhiza is typically found on the roots of trees like birch, beech, pine, willow; and bushes. Mushroom partners for these plants are mostly from the family of post mushroom, such as boletales and agaricales, and in some cases, tube mushrooms, like truffles.

Endomycorrhiza enters the root cell of the plant. This form of Mycorrhiza is typically found on herbs, herbaceous plants, grasses and, in some cases, trees. The following plants nearly always contain their own kind of Mycorrhiza: heather, orchids and some evergreens. Orchids cannot even live without their own kind of Mycorrhiza. Symbiotic mushrooms are again ones from the family post mushroom, like tulasnellales, and some amorphous kinds like Rhizoctonia and Archaeomysis. The major form is VA-Mycorrhiza (vesicular- arbuscula Mycorrhiza). We sell this kind in our shop. VA-Mycorrhiza forms vesicles, which means that in the roots of the partner plant, thickly surrounded mushroom cells and arbuscles are being formed. These are branched out, little tree-shaped, soft hyphens in the root cells.

Most balcony and garden plants use the kind of Mycorrhiza we sell in our shop.

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