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The attractive pink waxcap (Hygrocybe calyptriformis) has a pinkish-lilac conical cap with fine striations and a slightly greasy appearance…
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The purple-red hygrophorus produces large white mushrooms, which are heavily marked with wine-red spots. The cap is broad and rounded; the…
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The honey mushroom (Armillaria ostoyae) is the largest living organism in the world, although only a small percentage of its growth is…
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The fly agaric is an attractive, vibrantly coloured toadstool, which is familiar and instantly recognisable. It has a bright red cap, which…
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This is one of the most poisonous European toadstools. All parts of the fungus are deadly, and it should never be eaten. The cap is…
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Bloxam's entoloma produces a striking, blue, mushroom-shaped fruiting body. The smooth cap has a broad swelling in the centre (known as an…
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This widespread species is a close relative of the species of mushroom that is typically sold in shops (Agaricus bisporus). The field…
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This fungi bears a convex, beige cap upon a cylindrical stipe (stem) that appears bulbous at the end. The cap often carries the remains of a…
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