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Unknown Yellow: Nature’s Colours

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I had no idea what the difference between a mushroom and a toadstool is, so I did a little online search and found out that there isn’t a scientific difference. However, in common parlance a mushroom is what’s edible and a toadstool is what’s poisonous.

I see mushrooms in my garden from time to time, but I had never seen one like this before…

I did a little online search, but haven’t yet been able to identify this yellow mushroom toadstool, growing on a block of wood from the trunk of the shower of gold tree (Cassia fistula) that fell down when Hurricane Sandy hit Jamaica. That was on October 24, 2012, almost 8 years ago. The blossoms of that shower of gold tree were, as the name suggests, a very bright yellow! This little toadstool is a paler shade…

Author: rightpouitree

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2 thoughts on “Unknown Yellow: Nature’s Colours

  1. Very pretty mushroom, but I have no idea what it is. I’d be dead in a minute if I was reduced to foraging in the woods for my food!

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