The Brain mushroom (Gyromitra esculenta)

Potentially fatal if eaten raw, Gyromitra esculenta is a popular delicacy in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and the upper Great Lakes region of North America.

It has an irregular brain-shaped cap, dark brown in color, and perched on a white stalk.

It is eaten in omelets, soups, or sautéed but may still be deadly.

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  1. I’ll pass on that one. I’ve been mycologically absent the past few years, but we get the shitake and giant cauliflower mushrooms in my area. They’re quite good, but sometimes very elusive. Always fun to be out in the woods though. Kids really get into it.

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  2. Pass. You can have my share.

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