Galerina marginata
(Deadly Galerina, Galerina autumnalis)
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Location: Colorado
Smell: Mealy
Spore Print: Rusty brown
Edibility: Deadly Poisonous
Color: Brown

Habitat:
Grows on the rotting wood of dead conifers. They tend to grow close to each other in small groups. They are fairly small around the size of small coins.

Description:

This is one of the most poisonous mushrooms in known in Colorado. They always grow from wood. They sometimes have a ring on the stem.

This is a good reason why it is best to avoid any LBMs (Little Brown Mushrooms). There are so many and they can become very difficult to identify to species.

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM

 
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