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  1. Everything is frozen!!

    This site has a wealth of information about foraging and cooking. Here is a link to a test of 3 ways to cook frozen mushrooms. It's for porcini, but might be applicable to oysters. Kind of cold for your neck of the woods. https://fat-of-the-land.blogspot.com/2008/09/great-frozen-porcini-test-part-3.html
  2. Newbie needs help identifying mushroom

    FYI, this is NOT a forum for psychedelics. Need more info. Read this:
  3. Is this A. Muscaria or a look-alike?

    Yes: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/amanita_muscaria_flavivolvata.html
  4. Watch it on YouTube for nothing: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+magic+of+mushrooms+bbc+documentary+2016+
  5. ID Help

    Chlorophyllum molybdites, poisonous. http://www.mushroomexpert.com/chlorophyllum_molybdites.html
  6. Need a lot more information. Please read this: https://wildmushroomhunting.org/index.php?/topic/2592-how-to-ask-for-help-identifying-mushrooms/
  7. Help ID, White folded mushroom

    Looks like Helvella crispa to me. http://www.mushroomexpert.com/helvella_crispa.html
  8. Are these poisonous ?

    Extreme danger is exactly right. I see you're in Scotland. Read what happened to the "Horse Whisperer" author in Scotland a number of years ago. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1308997/The-deadly-dish-poisoned-lives-How-The-Horse-Whisperers-Nicholas-Evans-killed-family-wild-mushrooms.html
  9. New to me shroom!

    I think it's an old chicken with mold all over it.
  10. I believe it's Hericium corraloides. http://www.mushroomexpert.com/hericium_coralloides.html It might still be good to eat, but when they start to yellow like that they can be bitter.
  11. Help identify

    Need to see more. Please read this:
  12. New and unsure

    Definitely not a hen. Please read this post: https://wildmushroomhunting.org/index.php?/topic/2592-how-to-ask-for-help-identifying-mushrooms/
  13. Mushroom I.D. References

    https://wildmushroomhunting.org/index.php?/topic/2592-how-to-ask-for-help-identifying-mushrooms/ Heatmiser71, not a chanterelle. Please read the above.
  14. identifying this Mushroom

    Read this:
  15. The famous Lactarius Indigo?!?!

    Nice find. Cook them with scrambled eggs and the eggs turn green.