Fungi Friday - Amanitas and Others

in #hive-1661683 months ago (edited)

Here are a few mushroom finds for this #fungifriday by @ewkaw
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Here is an amanita muscaria variant guessowii. It is basically the yellow version of the well known red amanita muscaria.
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Here is the underside of the yellow amanita. I know a guy who tried getting high off these but apparently the yellow ones are too weak for much of any effect. I wouldn't recommend anyone try this lol.
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Nearby I found a couple panther caps another type of amanita. These ones have brownish caps.
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Here's an older panther cap with its large cap starting to turn upward into a goblet shape.
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Here is the panther cap from the top. There are old tales about amanitas collecting rain water and people drinking the water and getting high off it. Though again I wouldn't recommend this. Paul Stamets has a story about eating a panther cap and having a terrible trip. Hear about the experience here lol


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These are the spicy peppery hot lactarius I harvested last week. Only good as a peppery spice.
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Here is what they look like now a week later. They dry up and collect water like a goblet.
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These would make a perfect bird bath for a tiny hummingbird lol.
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Speaking of bird baths, here's a white brittlegill with a little divet in the cap that collects rainwater.
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I wonder if this one is edible?
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Now for a strange unidentified mushroom.
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Look at the strange gill pattern. It almost resembles an oyster mixed with a chantrelle. Maybe one day I can figure out what these are.

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Haha omg what a story! Scary stuff though.

Happy Fungifriday nevertheless :)

Beware the amanitas lol. I prefer gourmet edible mushrooms instead.

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We have amanita muscaria here but some of the other amanitas found in these parts are completely deadly

Yeah the destroying angels are the deadly ones. I stay away from all amanitas in general. The red ones are cool looking though.

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