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Laccaria amethystina

Laccaria amethystina The amethyst deceiver is a purple beauty found in forests in North America, Central and South America, Europe, and Asia. It is vividly purple when young, but loses the bright color as it ages

Hericium erinaceus

Known by a variety of names like Lion's Mane Mushroom, Bearded Tooth Mushroom, Hedgehog Mushroom, Bearded Hedgehog Mushroom, or Bearded Tooth Fungus. It is an edible mushroom in the tooth fungus group.

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Devil's Cigar (Chorioactis geaster) This is an extremely rare mushroom, and is found only in very select locations in Texas and Japan. In Texas, the fruiting body grows on the roots of dead cedar elms, while in Japan it grows on dead oak trees.

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Lactarius indigo, commonly known as the indigo milk cap, the indigo (or blue) Lactarius, or the blue milk mushroom, is a species of agaric fungus in the family Russulaceae

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The delicate veiled lady mushroom is found in gardens and woodlands in southern Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia. Though the lacy skirt is wh

false-morel

Gyromitra esculenta, one of several species of false morel. Commonly called the brain mushroom or turban fungus.

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The bleeding tooth fungus grows in Europe and North America. While young, the fungus looks like it is oozing blood. The red liquid is actually an anticoagulant.

turkey-tail

Trametes versicolor This species is a type of shelf mushroom found all over the world. Its multi-colored patterns are easily recognizable, and are reminiscent of a wild turkey's tail feathers, hence its common name of turkey tail mushroom.

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Known as the octopus stinkhorn, this odd mushroom is native to Australia and Tasmania. The slender pinkish arms, usually four to seven in number, erup