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Any idea what these are?

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I found these mushrooms growing in the pot containing my Psychotria viridis, I've never seen them anywhere else. I was wondering if this is a known symbiotic species or something like that, or if they are an edible species with an interesting flavor maybe.

After a while the caps open up and break around the edges like the nipple looking one in the second picture. I'm not sure if any other details are needed for identification.

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maybe try taking a spore print also, if you get the chance

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What colour are the gills ?

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Thanks for the help. I'm hoping these are edible but we'll see. The gills are a light brown/ beige colour. Tried to do a spore print but nothing came out I think maybe I waited to long after picking and it dried out too much.

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...I'm hoping these are edible but we'll see. ...

Er, how will you see? :wacko:

Barely a snack there - you'd be best simply admiring them when they appear but leaving them alone.

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If I found out they were edible I would have a go at propagating them. Fresh exotic mushrooms are hard to find and I am so sick of cooking with stupid common button mushrooms.

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Those pictures aren't enough to tell anything, we need to see the underside and spore print if possible. But they look like they could be a Lepiota species, some of which contain amatoxins and are lethally toxic.

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