21 Mushrooms That Are Way Cooler Than You Ever Thought Mushrooms Could Be

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From lions to brains to veils… these fungi will change the way you think of mushrooms forever!

1. Bleeding Tooth Fungus

Bleeding Tooth Fungus


2. Golden Jelly Fungus

Golden Jelly Fungus


3. Veiled Lady Mushroom

Veiled Lady Mushroom


4. Amethyst Deceiver

Amethyst Deceiver


5. Glow-in-the-Dark Mushroom

Glow-in-the-Dark Mushroom


6. Entoloma hochstetteri

Entoloma hochstetteri


7. Dog Stinkhorn

Dog Stinkhorn


8. Turkey Tail

Turkey Tail


9. Devil’s Cigar

Devil's Cigar


10. False Morel, or Brain Mushroom

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11. Latticed Stinkhorn

Latticed Stinkhorn


12. Giant Puffball

Giant Puffball


13. Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion's Mane Mushroom


14. Indigo Milkcap

Indigo Milkcap


15. Cordyceps



16. Fly Agaric

Fly Agaric


17. Violet Coral

Violet Coral


18. Rhodotus palmatus

Rhodotus palmatus


19. Anemone Stinkhorn

Anemone Stinkhorn


20. Caesar’s Mushroom

Caesar’s Mushroom


21. Pixie’s Parasol

Pixie's Parasol



Taylor Goldblatt

After years of research, travel, and dreams, I have created this website for people like you who want to experience the things that only America can offer. My passion is to explore and share America's greatest destinations and attractions. Follow me on Twitter @USCityTraveler for additional travel tips and ideas.

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