Saturday, October 24, 2009

Burger Bun Mushroom

Big rains, a cold snap, more big rains and some warm sunny days = mushrooms! These big guys were growing under all the dense bamboo and I thought they looked like yummy burger buns! I don't know how to identify many mushrooms (except morels) and was wondering if any of my fungi friends out there knew what type this is? Cause if this is edible I am going to make a sandwich out of it. ;)
They are very large, the round part was almost the size of my hand... big mushrooms are exciting!
This last pic shows the white gunky web like stuff under the leaves that the mushrooms grow from, I like that they grow from something that looks like a spider & slug made it together.


Mokihana and Pete said...

This looks like a toad's stool the kind you leave for the faeries and don't munch on your self, though I am no expert a'tall.


Leslie wears organic clothing and plays in dirt said...

Hey Mokihana!
I didn't eat it- in fact I don't usually touch mushrooms that I can't identify- especially brightly colored and strange ones... of course I might be missing out on some Alice In WOnderland experience...