...it's my Non expert opinion.....
That the over whelming Vast majority of mushrooms will NOT kill you ,
But still a small portion might make you feel icky
However a small portion will Kill You Dead
unless you got some David Crosby like connections and can get a Liver transplant RTFN !.
i think most armature Mycologists use BOOKS or THE VAST Resources of the internet to clearly identify any mushroom before they shove it in there pie hole
.Learn were theses resources are they have things like very accurate descriptions in Written Words clearly Photos of things like cap shape , color ,, gill shape sizes and color and even the discretion of the smell .
Now this is Amazing ....Thy have PHOTOS OF SPORES Threw a Microscope.... this is important to making accurate identification ,You should buy a good quality microscope .
Now if one was not bright enough to use all of these tools BEFORE you shove any unidentified mushroom in your pie hole
We call this The Darwin Effect ....
ok i know i didn't throw in links and so on but i think your friend google will help you with this part .
YES YES I know you wanted to be able to Field identify , i think you should master the above resources above first Before you get al ...YUAL GIBBONS in the feild ..
These are again ...non internet expert opinions....
check out some of member Allan Rockefeller's internet sites you tube vids ect , he kinda knows is stuff ..# 1 TIP ...OF ...THE ,,,DAy
JUST THE TIP !
ok this is truly easier than Rocket Science !
i hope this overly lengthy reply was helpful .
Edited by bezevo, 24 December 2021 - 10:14 PM.