There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over years old, covers square miles of land, and is still growing - HOWEVER, it is NOT THIS MUSHROOM. The Oregon mushroom looks like many small fungi spread across miles of land.
THIS is EDIBLE? Actually, it looks as if somebody already took a bite out of this one. Laccaria Amethystina, commonly known as the Amethyst Deceiver is a small brightly colored, edible mushroom ~ By Andrew D Malcolm