Pictures are provided solely for the purpose of sharing the variety of fungi found in Homestead. They are not to be considered tools for definitive identification, particularly for edible species. Some of the most deadly mushrooms in the world including Destroying angel (Amanita bisporigera) and Death cap (Amanita pahlloides) are abundant in Homestead. Always seek out expert assistance until you are experienced and absolutely sure of an identification before consuming any wild mushrooms.

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