One Of The World's Most Toxic Mushrooms Can Be Found In Texas Each Year
By Katie Lawrence|Published January 26, 2021
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
If you’ve ever considered foraging wild mushrooms to use in the kitchen, think again. One of the world’s most toxic mushrooms grows right here in Texas, and it’s easily mistaken for other edible varieties.
Click here to learn more about the Death Cap mushroom.
Did you know this highly toxic mushroom grows right here in Texas? Have you ever seen one? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below, and check out our previous article for more about the Sam Houston National Forest.
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