Mystery Mushroom

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I got this at work last night. No one could tell me what it was, therefore, they couldn’t sell it to the public. It’s not in my pocket guide for mushrooms, but I know it’s edible and wild. Any guesses? It has little gills and they are so cute.

5 Responses to “Mystery Mushroom”

  1. Jeni Treehugger Says:

    They ARE cute – they don’t look real, like made out of pottery.
    Hope you find out what they are – I can offer no clue I’m afraid but I will ask some internet buddies who are budding shroom enthusiasts.

  2. jess Says:

    I don’t know, but I’m amused/impressed that New Seasons couldn’t identity them, and that you’re going to dine on them. I look forward to seeing how…

  3. Jeni Treehugger Says:

    I’ve asked over at one of my favourite hang out forums and they need more info.
    Where was it growing? Does it have a distinctive aroma? And ideally to begin with, one of the specimens cut in section lengthwise plus a quick peek under the cap to see if it has gills or pores.

  4. Bethany Says:

    I wouldn’t eat them until you find out what they are. not worth the risk. they do look really cool. mushrooms can be so pretty.

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