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Poisonous Mushrooms

Here is a list of poisonous mushrooms, of which the lethally poisonous mushrooms are listed first. Anyone gathering mushrooms to cook and eat needs to be able to identify at least the deadly poisonous mushrooms. Do not under any circumstances taste or eat of any of these mushrooms.

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Tricholoma stiparophyllum
Family
Tricholomataceae
Location
Europe
Dimensions
Cap 5-10 cm diameter, stem 6-9 cm tall * 0.8-1 cm diameter
Edibility
Poisonous

Description
Tricholoma stiparophyllum is a large fleshy agaric that is whitish throughout. It grows scattered or in small trooping groups on soil in broad-leaf and coniferous woods.

Cap at first convex and becomes flattened, usually dry and smooth, white or with a pale yellow tinge, ochre-yellow towards the centre when mature. Gills white, emarginate, fairly broad and crowded. Stem white, smooth, fibrous and cylindrical or tapering slightly upwards. The mushroom has no ring.

Similar species Tricholoma album is very similar in macroscopic characteristics and some authorities currently treat them as the same species.
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WARNING

If you plan to collect fungi to be eaten, misidentified mushrooms can make you sick or kill you. Never eat a mushroom that you are not 100% sure is edible. Use many resources, and be skeptical of your own conclusions. Please consider that many mushrooms take years of experience to identify reliably.

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