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Mushroom ID Thread
« on: November 10, 2015, 01:32:07 PM »
I am a mushroom noob, but I am interested in learning more about the various things that can be foraged.
 

I thought it might be of interest to start a mushroom ID thread, post pics, discuss the variety, when/where they are found, thoughts on whether edible and cautions for lookalikes that may be toxic. 

It probably goes without saying that you should not eat a mushroom unless you are 100% certain that it is not toxic.

There was a recent story about a surge in poison control calls this year due to consumption of toxic varieties of mushrooms.

You alone bear the responsibility for yourself in the consumption of mushrooms you forage.

(If there is an ongoing thread here, please let me know and I'll merge this.)

That said, here is my initial entry.  Found today (11/10/15), under a deciduous tree, after the recent weeks of rain (cap size approx. 6-8 inches in diameter).


Pretty sure it's not this one.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/there-is-a-type-of-fungus-that-can-instantly-induce-orgasms-in-women-with-its-smell-a6687611.html


Thanks, Bango.  Putatively ID'd as poisonous, Amanita Muscaria.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanita_muscaria

« Last Edit: November 10, 2015, 01:41:27 PM by Fl0und3rz »

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2015, 01:34:19 PM »
Those are amanita muscaria.  Do NOT eat

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2015, 02:29:38 PM »
There are a couple good reads on this subject. "The wild and savory mushroom" written by a couple uw professors specifically for the PNW.

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2015, 02:43:38 PM »
There are a couple good reads on this subject. "The wild and savory mushroom" written by a couple uw professors specifically for the PNW.

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"Mushrooms demystified" by david aurora is a very good one too.  And anything written by paul stamets is golden.

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2016, 05:46:14 PM »
What are these mushrooms?  All over in my yard.
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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2016, 05:54:04 PM »
Mine too, just after the recent rains in Western WA.  I always assumed they were magic mushrooms.

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2016, 05:55:56 PM »
Mine too, just after the recent rains in Western WA.  I always assumed they were magic mushrooms.
that is my though as well.
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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2016, 06:04:01 PM »
Good thread. Sticky'd
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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2016, 04:46:38 PM »
[/img] what type of mushroom is the yellow one? Is it editable? Found in Kittitas county in the hills!

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2016, 05:12:26 PM »
Here's a couple I came across down here in ca.  Not sure if it's an edible amanita vernicoccora or the death cap... I left it.

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2016, 07:44:49 PM »
[/img] what type of mushroom is the yellow one? Is it editable? Found in Kittitas county in the hills!
I think it's the cauliflower kind my dad used to get, don't quote.
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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2016, 11:04:18 AM »
What are these mushrooms?  All over in my yard.

Just saw this.  From the pic i think they MIGHT be panaeolus foenisecii.  Cant give a positive id from the pic.  If they are, then they can be very weakly psilocybin active, but not strong enough to bother with as youd have to eat a ton of them.

Edit:  just checked and it seems the ones growing in the pnw are generally not active.  Like the giant laughing gym, gymnopolis something or other, seems theyre weakly active in asia and inactive here.

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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2017, 07:10:22 PM »
Can anyone ID this mushroom for me? I'm starting to find more and more of them in the northeast corner, especially this time of year. Thanks.
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Re: Mushroom ID Thread
« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2017, 04:42:32 PM »
I don't know, but if I found it, I'd be $20 richer... :chuckle:

 


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