Do You Have Some Interesting Mushroom Pictures or Stories? Please Share!

More and more people have started sending me their mushroom pictures and the stories that go with them. I love reading these and I think the rest of the world will too!

Tales of Different Types of Mushrooms

Discussions About Growing Mushrooms

Below is a space for bragging rights and showing off. Did you take the perfect mushroom photo? Did something weird pop up in your lawn? Did you wind up with a mushroom mother-load after an adventure in the woods?

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Click on the links below to see some great photos and tales about mushrooms. They were all written by other visitors to this page.

The Soups 
I mushroom hunt almost year here in southern Illinois, and have made many meals with my bounty. I went out out for a three day hunt/camping trip and came …

Lion's Mane Mushroom 
I searched high and low, all over cyberspace, determined to find something that would help my husband, who has Alzheimer's. I finally found Lion's Mane …

The Story of Fairy Rings Has Always Intrigued Me! 
The English believed that fairy rings were where fairies came to dance and celebrate, the mushrooms of the rings were used as stools for the fairies to …

What Type of Mushroom? 
I found this mushroom growing in my backyard. What is it and is it poisonous?

Little Brown Mushroom 
These are very common. However, we live in a desert so mushrooms here occur only in gardens, except perhaps in other regions of the country. One species …

Probably Amanitas 
Found this mushroom growing in the yard, the rainy season probably explains that part. Here are the pics to identify it.

Crazy Fungus 
Amy, What do you make of this one? Jane

Back to the Magic Forest of Mushrooms 
The Shroom of Evil wouldn't let the group of eager mushrooms get to the footbridge to go to the Field of Magnificent Mushrooms. In steps this character. …

L'il Fella 
Here we are back into the story about the Magical Forest of Mushrooms. This is L'il Fella. The Lullaby Whister, who has perfected making the Shroom of …

The Lullaby Whistler 
We will get the Lullaby Whistler to whistle a lullaby tune and the Shroom of Evil will fall asleep. Then we can all go to the Field of Magnificent Mushrooms! …

A Miniature Bird Bath for Ladybugs? 
I can just imagine ladybugs flying to this miniature birdbath.

The Queen's Collar 
This looks to me like you could pick it up and place it around a Queen's neck as her collar.

Amy, Here is a picture of some sort of fungus I picked off my grandparents tombstone in Finland two years ago. It is called jakala (two dots over each …

Slender Ladies of the Forest 
These little mushrooms remind me of slender ladies in a fashion show. They are so delicate and translucent and have a very dignified personality.

And in the Mushroom Community 
As I have been rediscovering nature and seeing the little things in nature through the eyes of my grandchildren I am noticing that these little "gems …

A Pancake? 
Walking through the Magic Forest the kids and I came upon this mushroom that looked like a run-away from IHOP!

Safe and Secure 
My grandson, David, and I were walking along the Zimmerman Trail in Mentor, Ohio on Sunday. The trail is part of the Buckeye Trail in Ohio. There is so …

Mushrooms Are Nature's Art 
My grandson, David, and I went for another nature walk on the Zimmerman Trail which goes along the Mentor Marsh in Mentor, Ohio. We came upon this beauty …

Toad on a Toadstool 
My two grandchildren, 11 and 13, went walking in their backyard and found different sorts of mushrooms. David, my grandson, had a simple camera and took …

The Lazy Woman's Mushroom Hunt 
Sometimes you don't have to look very hard to find a really cool mushroom. Sometimes, through the grace of luck and friends, a really cool mushroom will …

Think! Think! Think! 
Now, as we tried to think of a way to fool the Shroom of Evil, two little guys paced back and forth with us. They thought and thought and finally came …

The Shroom of Evil !! 
As we approached the footbridge crossing to the Field of Magnificent Mushrooms we were abruptly stopped by the Shroom of Evil!! "You will not pass!", he …

Back to the Magic Forest 
Here we are back in the depths of the magic forest of mushrooms! We see a shining jewel in the grass resting as if lovingly placed there with nimble fingers. …

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