The "Destroying Angel" (Amanita bisporigera), is as deadly as it is beautiful. What a poetic name for something so noxious. Pardon the pun, but it is much better to have loose morels. Here's a fascinating account of someone who survived Amanita poisoning: http://blog.mycology.cornell.edu/?p=68 Scary. Angel Amanita, Poisons Mushrooms, Magic Mushrooms, Fungi, Destroyer Angel, Amanita Virosa, Beautiful, White, Amanita Bisporigera
I realize this is blue gill fungus, but it also looks like hat trim inspiration to me! Ruched underbrim of shibori-streaked silk, anyone?
Neutral-gray Mycena, or Mycena subcana (the bluish-grey) and Bell-shaped fuzzy foot, or Xeromphalina campanella (the yellow-orange) | "If you have avoided couch potato syndrome and enjoy walking in the hemlock forests of this region from spring into early winter, you certainly have seen this pretty, miniature mushroom [the bell-shaped fuzzy foot]."