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TutorVista.com has a cute little introduction to the Fungi Kingdom.

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This web page provides a definition, a list of characteristics, four basic divisions of the kingdom with examples of each, and some other useful information.

The Giant Puffball (Calvatia gigantea) is edible!
How’d you like to find this in your backyard?!

Edible Puffball

Ever wonder what the “magic” is in “magic mushrooms”?

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Yes, I’m a hippie chick, but no, I do not encourage drug use.
Still, ya gotta wonder just WHY did the Creator make certain plants to contain chemicals such as the Psilocybin in mushrooms that seem to alter consciousness and otherwise provide quite a psychedelic ride. I’ve not had them myself, but many a “holy man” or those on a quest have sworn by Psilocybin mushrooms.

The blue milk mushroom, Lactarius indigo, can be found in North America, Central America, and East Asia. An edible blue mushroom — who’d’a thunk it?!!

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More Info on this crazy species:
Mushroom Expert
Rogers Mushrooms
Morel Mushroom Hunting site

Did you know that BLUE mushrooms grow in America?
Click the pic for MORE pics (and click “Detail” at the top of that page for more info on this species!)

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Cookeina tricholoma on Project Noah

Cookeina tricholoma cup fungi fungus mushrooms pink tiny delicate lovely leaf litter

Cup fungi can be black and long-stemmed!

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Plectania nanfeldtii on Sitka Photos