Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. It is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores.
The poisonous Magpie Fungus (Coprinopsis Picacea) is a native of the British isles. First described in Preferring alkaline soil, it is usually found in beech woods in late summer and early fall. Additional family members occur in North America and th