Mushroom Porn: Bizarre Gallery of New York City Fungi

Redditor and fungi enthusiast fungus_fairy recently uploaded an interesting gallery of various forms of fungi and mushrooms found growing throughout New York City. And in case you were wondering on whether or not they are edible, according to the photographer:

Five of the pictured fungi are commonly collected for the kitchen and one is poisonous.

  1. Edible but not worth eating
  2. Too woody to eat, but it is often ground up and steeped to make a popular tea (reishi)
  3. Likely edible--didn't stick around to figure out the species. These are a close relative of the grocery store variety of white button mushrooms.
  4. Inedible
  5. Delicious!
  6. Too tough--inedible
  7. Tea again
  8. Delicious--though not sure I'd want to eat these ones judging by location.
  9. Poisonous
  10. Edible
Laccaria sp.---December 2015
Laccaria sp.---December 2015
Photo: Imgur
Ganoderma Curtisii--May 2016
Ganoderma Curtisii--May 2016
Photo: Imgur
Agaricus sp.--September 2015
Agaricus sp.--September 2015
Photo: Imgur
LBM--December 2015
LBM--December 2015
Photo: Imgur
Oysters--December 2015
Oysters--December 2015
Photo: Imgur
Trametes cinnabarina---May 2016
Trametes cinnabarina---May 2016
Photo: Imgur
Ganoderma sp.--September 2015
Ganoderma sp.--September 2015
Photo: Imgur
Oysters-- December 2015
Oysters-- December 2015
Photo: Imgur
Chlorophyllum molybdites-- June 2016
Chlorophyllum molybdites-- June 2016
Photo: Imgur
Pheasant back--May 2015
Pheasant back--May 2015
Photo: Imgur
Boletus frostii---January 2016
Boletus frostii---January 2016
Photo: Imgur

via /r/nyc

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