Laccaria Amethystina, commonly known as the Amethyst Deceiver, is a small brightly colored mushroom, that grows in deciduous as well as coniferous forests. The mushroom itself is edible, but can absorb arsenic from the soil.
This mushroom looks like it is right out of Willy Wonka's chocolate room.
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
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.