Egg-shaped Chlorophyllum molybdites, commonly known as the Green-gilled Lepiota, are a toxic native mushroom, causing gastrointestinal distress.

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director

Mushrooms have been a focal point in the backdrop of fairy tales for hundreds of years. There is something mysterious, maybe even magical, about these forest apparitions that makes them so appealing to fantasy.

Solving the mushrooms mystery requires some very close observation. There is much to learn about the fungus among us. Read the full article here!


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Posted: July 20, 2015

Category: Natural Resources
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