Mushroom identification #747940 - Ask Extension


Mushroom identification #747940

Asked May 04, 2021, 1:25 PM EDT

Could you please identify the mushroom in the attached photos. I would appreciate any details you could provide. Thanks!

Wayne County Michigan

Expert Response

Hello Susan

Thank you for asking a question through Ask Extension. Due to the diversity of mushrooms, along with the fact that many look alike, and varying toxicity of mushrooms, we’re unable to identify mushrooms or indicate whether or not they are edible. Getting it wrong could have serious, if not deadly, consequences. Please read the following article from a colleague that studies mushrooms:

Identifying mushrooms: There is more to it than you might realize:

Here are a few additional resources that may be helpful:

Laura Sheffer Replied May 04, 2021, 1:45 PM EDT

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