Dear PoP – Are These Mushrooms Safe?

by Prince Of Petworth August 20, 2010 at 1:30 pm 40 Comments

“Dear PoP,

I am wondering if you or any of the readers can help me with this question. I was surprised to find this wild mushroom growing in my lawn. Can I eat it? Or rather, can I eat it without: a) getting sick; or b) getting stoned out of my mind.”

I really hope you are just messing with me. I don’t know for certain, but of course, never ever eat a mushroom growing on your lawn. Does anyone happen to know what this one is called? And can confirm it is poisonous?

With all this rain these mushrooms and another type are popping up like crazy:


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