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The decayed wood is usually luminescent, glowing in the dark with a pale yellow light — an eerie enough sight to come upon of a rainy night! The fruit bodies almost always come up in clumps, often in such numbers and so close together as literally to cover the earth. In a recently cutover woodland in central Minnesota the author counted five hundred fruit bodies in an area twelve feet square, amounting to at least a bushel in volume, and they were only slightly less numerous in other patches scattered over several acres.

Often on newly expanded caps, soft, white, warty patches of mycelium are scattered over the surface, but these soon disappear. The gills are white and do not touch the stem, being free as in Lepiota arid Agaricus. The * The first-aid procedure for any poison taken by mouth is to have the stomach pumped or to induce vomiting as soon as possible. Call your doctor! 28 WHITE SPORE PRINT flesh is about 1/4 inch thick near the stem, white, firm, and brittle in fresh specimens but rather soft and limp in old ones.

Normally shaggymanes grow in groups of a few to several dozen on lawns, along boulevards, in grassy parks and fields in town and country from spring until fall, and they often come up in the same place year after year. If the lower edge of the cap has begun to turn black it should be cut away before cooking. Shaggymanes cannot be kept for more than a few hours, unfortunately, even in a refrigerator, because they continue to ripen and are transformed rather rapidly into a black liquid. 2 4 Mushrooms with Gills This page intentionally left blank White Spore Print GENUS Amanita Those who eat mushrooms are again warned that to learn the common poisonous species and avoid them and to eat all others is risking serious illness or death!

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