Foxfire Jack O Lantern Mushroom. Omphalotus olivascens of California and Mexico. They are a textbook case of a poisonous mushroom being a "look a like" for an edible one.
Omphalotus olivascens of California and Mexico. The Jack-o'-Lantern Mushroom (Omphalotus olearius) is a poisonous mushroom from the Omphalotus genus. Omphalotus illudens, the common, toxic "Jack O'lantern" mushroom of northeastern North America, is listed in many books as Omphalotus olearius.
However, chanterelles rarely grow in dense clusters, and feature false gills, while the Jack O'Lantern is usually clustered and.
The practice of decorating jack-o'-lanterns originated in Ireland, where large turnips and potatoes served as early canvasses.
Jack o'lanterns are a good mushroom to know, since they're poisonous and are probably the main imposter for chanterelles that you'll see while hunting across. If all is well with the world, the jack-o'-lantern will blast a burst of hellfire out of its mouth. A flamethrowing jack-o'-lantern keeps the trick-or-treaters a safe distance from your house and is a fine addition to any anti-Halloween arsenal.Category: Wallpaper