One Of The World’s Most Toxic Mushroom Species Can Be Found In Florida Each Year
It really is no surprise that warm, subtropical climates found in Florida are perfect for mushroom growth each and every year. While many wild mushrooms are harmless, there is one genus that you should be mindful of. The Amanita mushroom genus contains the most poisonous varieties in the world, and many of these types of mushrooms are found in the southeastern United States more than almost anywhere else. Here is what to keep an eye out for when you see these wild mushrooms in Florida this year.
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So, what do you think about these deadly wild mushrooms in Florida? Have you ever seen these before? Make sure to share in the comments section! Also, if you want to know more about strange natural occurrences in Florida, then read all about the invasive species of the red-headed lizards.
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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