Look at this!

shamusoleary(On the couch)September 11, 2012

Ive never seen a mushroom pop up here in the sidewalk, I wonder if its edible

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MaryMcP Zone 8b - Phx AZ

My sister, the ER nurse says: do not eat any shrooms you are not completely sure of. The paper recently had an article about an increase in dog fatalities from eating poisonous mushrooms, although most cases were in Flagstaff.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 1:29PM
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campv

I would not even touch it with bare hands because of the spores. Could be fatal.

    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 11:39AM
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piranhafem

It's probably a desert shaggymane. They are harmless but not very tasty. But as stated above, treat all fungus with caution! "Probably" is not worth taking risks over.

    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 12:32PM
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grant_in_arizona(USDA Z9 Scottsdale AZ)

Neat pic! Thanks for sharing it! I've had several shroomies popping up around my garden too, although none in the sidewalk! Take care and happy gardening!

    Bookmark   September 16, 2012 at 9:23PM
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