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UK Puffball Identification

My wife and I are new to foraging. We recently found a large number of what we believe to be puffballs in a field. They look like this: From the information on the Wild Food UK site it sounds like ...
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Plant Identification: White Mushroom or Fungus found in Indiana

I believe it to be a polypore, but was unable to identify the exact type.
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What UK mushrooms will kill you?

I've recently gotten into foraging for mushrooms locally and have been happily eating field mushrooms and giant puffballs (these are absolutely delicious if you can find them BTW). I was reading a ...
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What are these mushrooms found in Fukuoka, Japan?

The mushrooms were picked in a public park in Fukuoka, Japan. Can someone help to identify them please?
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What is this small, bright yellow, mushroom found in the woods in Massachusetts?

Last week, my husband was walking on a path beside a shallow brook in Rutland State Park, a wooded area in central Massachusetts, USA. He came across a bright yellow mushroom with a very short, white ...
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What should I bring home foraged mushrooms in?

I've read a few books about gathering wild mushrooms as it's something I'm interested in exploring, and all of them stress the importance of using a wicker basket to transport the mushrooms so that ...
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Is it okay to trust your health to a mushroom hunters guide?

If I were to go mushroom hunting on a hike, Should I trust a field guide, or do a little research on it first? I've heard of too many deaths caused by mushroom eaters making a mistaken identification ...