Single morel mushroom in the woods

Can You Identify These Delicious and Edible Mushrooms? [QUIZ]

All of these mushrooms are edible and found in North America. Can you identify them all?

Note: This quiz is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as a resource to identify mushrooms.

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13 Responses to “Can You Identify These Delicious and Edible Mushrooms? [QUIZ]”

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    charlie

    Thanks for putting up the quiz. I think I’ll go buy a regional mushroom guidebook.There’s a lot of flavors out there that you cant get in the store.

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    • Matt Dybedahl

      Matt Dybedahl

      Thanks, charlie. I enjoyed making it. And you’re absolutely right about finding wild mushrooms. They may look weird but they taste great!

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    Steve Nowling

    Great quiz. Northwestern Hunter mushrooms and deer.

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    Judi

    80% correct on the quiz but you need to be 100% before eating any fungi found growing in the wild. There are so many different types growing on our property in northern Michigan. I’m sure some are edible but until I know for sure I’m not going to try them. I do love to hunt Morels. Good Quiz.

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    • Matt Dybedahl

      Matt Dybedahl

      Agreed Judi! I love finding and eating wild mushrooms and have been doing it for years, but there’s always mushrooms you come across that are hard to identify. If you’re not 100% confident a mushroom is safe to eat…just let it be.

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    Jeanette Johnson

    Gave me a challenge for sure. MOREL MUSHROOM is our favorite.

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    Randy Cheske

    Nice summary of edibles.

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    Robert

    I like the quiz but that orange mushroom is not a chanterelle… its a jackolantern mushroom and its not edible. Chanterelles have ridges not gills. Hope nobody eats those lol.

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      Ryan

      They must have deleted the Jack-O-Lantern, what they have now is definitely a Chanterelle

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    Ryan

    Thanks for the fun quiz. It helps me realize I’m getting better at recognizing the various types of mushrooms.

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    jody foster

    I enjoyed this quiz and nailed it!! MOMS Mushrooms

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