You Will Want To Keep Your Eye Out For These Rare Poisonous Mushrooms In Colorado

If you have been out and about in Colorado, you may have noticed a peculiar sight: red mushrooms with off-white spots. While these fungi may look innocent (and dare we say attractive) enough, they are anything but, as they can quickly kill animals and – at the very least – hospitalize humans. In case you have already seen one or come across one soon, here is what you need to know:

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Have you seen any of these mushrooms around Colorado? If so, where? Let us know in the comments! For other crazy things that can hurt you around the Centennial State, check out these 11 Terrifying Things In Colorado That Can (And Just Might) Kill You.