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When I look at mushrooms, I see a magical world of fairies and elves. Please do not eat any of these unless you know what you are doing. Pretty to look at but dangerous to eat.
Marasmius rotula

Marasmius Rotula is a common species of Agaric fungus in the family Marasmiaceae. Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere.

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

Patterns in nature

Fungi is beautiful! - Lichen is fungi. A lichen is not a single organism, but the result of a partnership (mutualistic symbiosis) between a fungus and an alga or cyanobacteria.

Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus  [Bull.] Murrill) ~ By Vladimír Mikula

Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of bracket fungus (fungus that grows on trees) found in Europe and North America. Its common names are crab-of-the-woods, sulphur polypore, sulphur shelf, and chicken-of-the-woods

Bagpipe Mushroom (Polyporus Squamosus)

Bagpipe Mushroom (Polyporus Squamosus) Make a great fairy house, wouldn't it? I wonder if you could preserve one.

Laetiporus is a genus of edible mushrooms found throughout much of the world. Some species, especially Laetiporus sulphureus, are commonly known as sulphur shelf, chicken of the woods, the chicken mushroom, or the chicken fungus because many think they taste like chicken.

Laetiporus sulphureus, are commonly known as sulphur shelf, chicken of the woods, the chicken mushroom, or the chicken fungus because many think they taste like chicken.

These look like perfectly roasted marshmallows over a fire. Probably inedible though.

Coprinopsis picacea.2 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Fabulous Fungi ~ libutron: “Magpie Inkcap (Magpie Fungus) Coprinopsis picacea is an attractive mushroom in the Psathyrellaceae Family, found throughout Europe and North America, most commonly in areas with alkaline.

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