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Beautiful fungi, trails in central Fl

Beautiful fungi, trails in central Fl

Laccaria amethystina, commonly known as the Amethyst Deceiver is a small brightly colored, edible mushroom, that grows in deciduous as well as coniferous forests. Because its bright amethyst coloration fades with age and weathering, it becomes difficult to identify, hence the common name ‘Deceiver’. It is found mainly in Northern temperate zones

Laccaria Amethystina, commonly known as the Amethyst Deceiver, is a small brightly colored mushroom, that grows in deciduous as well as coniferous forests. The mushroom itself is edible, but can absorb arsenic from the soil.

Pink waxcap Mushrooms (Hygrocybe calyptriformis) ~ By Yvona Janotová

Pink waxcap Mushrooms (Hygrocybe calyptriformis) ~ By Yvona Janotová - RUFFLES

Gorgeous, Wondrous Mushrooms…Really! | Dusky's Wonders

Helvella Leucopus ~ By Civi - The mushrooms, commonly known as elfin saddles, are identified by their irregularly shaped caps, fluted stems, and fuzzy undersurfaces. They are found in North America and in Europe.

coffeenuts: “ ronbeckdesigns:Amethyst Deceiver (Laccaria amethystina) ~ By Marcel Schäfer ”

Amethyst Deceiver (Laccaria amethystina) ~ By Marcel Schäfer. looses color as it ages~ technically edible but not a good choice to eat because pollutants in the soil can bioaccumulate in the mushroom

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Phellodon sinclairii is a native fungus found in beech forests of New Zealand. sinclairii has white spores and grows from the ground, reaching a height of 45 mm by 80 mm wide

Fungus in the forest. Color and texture, orange, yellow, red, blue, purple, white hues. Would be a nice kitchen combo

Turkey Tail Fungi or possibly False Turkey tail or maybe Trametes versicolor?

Mycena sec. longisetae by MycoImage, via Flickr

Mycena sec. longisetae fungi-- this tall & skinny species is one of seven from stirp Longiseta. I know, fungus, not plant kingdon.

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