We are not a mushroom eating family. Derek loathes them. I can tolerate them if they are a small part of an otherwise non-mushroomy dish. When I came upon pretty sizable mushroom colonies in the rhubarb and garlic beds this morning, I was left with a number of questions. What are these mushrooms? Are they edible? And what should I do with them?
I thought this would be pretty easy to figure out by using a mushroom identifier site. I was wrong! Too many of them look the same to me. If you know mushrooms and could at least narrow it down, that would be great.
I have the exact same mushrooms! The button ones popped up in my lettuce bed, and the flat ones in my strawberries. I am going to ask my friend today what they are when she arrives. I will pass on any info that I receive.
I am fascinated to find out, but I am so leery of wild mushrooms as I’ve heard so many awful stories of misidentification. Please let us know if you find out what they are!!
Please be cautious about eating wild mushrooms the wrong ones can make you sick. That’s about all I learned in Boy Scouts.
I love mushrooms but know absolutely nothing about identifying them. Hopefully someone else will chime in that has suitable knowledge.