Observation 13445: Coprinus comatus (O.F. Müll.) Pers.
When: 2008-11-02
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: one of the foolproof four

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“Foolproof four”?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-11-02 23:48:13 EST (-0500)

I suppose this one is The Thing, being scaly and all. Which three species are the Invisible Girl, the Fungal Torch, and Mr. Fantastic then? :-)

(As for someone eating an Amanita bisporigera confused with this species, there’s foolproof and then there’s idiot-proof. :-) It’s also worth noting that the deadly white Amanitas are sometimes known as Fool’s Mushrooms.)

except for the guy in NH who mistook a bisporigera for a shaggy mane…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-11-02 19:29:06 EST (-0500)

…go to the Cornell Mushroom blog to read his story.

I’m afraid that the fools keep outpacing those “fool-proof” mushrooms…

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