9 Common Poisonous Mushrooms and their Toxicity When foraging in the wild or after a disaster and it’s safe to go outside to look for food, edible mushrooms can be a good source of nourishment. But there are mushrooms that are not meant to be.
Omphalotus olearius, commonly known as the jack-o'-lantern mushroom, is a poisonous orange gilled mushroom that to an untrained eye appears similar to some chanterelles. It is notable for its bioluminescent properties.
Fabulous Fungi ~ libutron: “Magpie Inkcap (Magpie Fungus) Coprinopsis picacea is an attractive mushroom in the Psathyrellaceae Family, found throughout Europe and North America, most commonly in areas with alkaline.
The poisonous Magpie Fungus (Coprinopsis Picacea) is a native of the British isles. First described in Preferring alkaline soil, it is usually found in beech woods in late summer and early fall. Additional family members occur in North America and th