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Posted by shamusoleary earth (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 11, 12 at 13:12

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

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RE: Look at this!

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.

RE: Look at this!

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

RE: Look at this!

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.

RE: Look at this!

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!

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