Look what's growing in my kitchen...

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  1. jng macrumors 65816

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    I think this is hilarious. I guess it's a fungus next to the faucet? Has this ever happened to anyone else before? It's funny because they really do stand up and I don't know how...
     

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  2. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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  3. MartyMoe macrumors regular

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    It looks like it might be a regular plant... with a regular stalk, and two tiny seed leaves... did you spill some basil seeds or something while cooking?
     
  4. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Umm ewww. Thanks for reminding me I need to clean my kitchen!
     
  5. jng thread starter macrumors 65816

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    No idea. I just moved into this apartment a week ago and my housemates don't know what it is either. We just discovered it today. All the spices are on a shelf above the sink. But I don't know about seeds.

    But I'm still amazed that it's growing out of nothing, like no pot of dirt, etc. I could understand that something grows out of water, but how is it standing up like that?
     
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  7. nickster9224 macrumors 6502a

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    thats really nasty and awesome at the same time.
     
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    x2
     
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  10. iToaster macrumors 68000

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    That's great! I was cleaning out my bathroom once and found a small mushroom growing out behind the toilet, that was nasty, as well as the one growing in the emergency brake in the car...
     
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    :eek:
     
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    Good thing I will never be eating at your house:cool:
     
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    I say keep 'em. Give 'em a year, and you should have a full blown plant. :D
     
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    If it pierces the cloud layer do NOT attempt to cut it down!
     
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  16. jng thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Boo. Its gone now. Somebody cleaned it away while I was out this afternoon. Oh well, I have photos.

    The apartment is clean. It's not like American spick and span. It's a bunch of young people and in Germany trash is separated. We don't have a bio trash can, but in my previous apartment we did and that was nasty. Stuff was growing in that can all the time...

    Besides it wasn't a fungus, but rather a plant. A mushroom behind a toilet? now THAT is nasty.
     
  17. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    You could have had some crazy psychedelic toilet moments with that.
     
  18. heaven macrumors 6502a

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    i think thats typical to all student cribs :D
     
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    once when I was apartment hunting I viewed a basement suite that had mushrooms growing on the shower walls - the walls were wood planks not tiles.
    The guy living in there did not notice the clusters of mushrooms on the walls - yuck

    To the OP - This happens more often that one would think. I once had seeds sprout in my drains while away for a few days and found green things in my kitchen sink drain. I guess the seeds found enough nutrition in the gunk stuck to pipe walls.
     
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