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Almost looks like honey fungus. Can't be sure though without some close ups of the cap top and underside. Honey fungus have a ring underneath the cap that goes around the top of the stem which was the veil.
 

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Are you by chance in the South Hills of Pittsburgh? I swear I saw several large clumps of mushrooms that looked just like that in a yard on my drive home last week.
 

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Those are ringless honeys. They generally grow in grass. The ringed are usually on or near dead wood. Take a piece of black paper or plastic and put the cap on it. It should leave a white spore print after an hour or so.
 
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Those are ringless honeys. They generally grow in grass. The ringed are usually on or near dead wood. Take a piece of black paper or plastic and put the cap on it. It should leave a white spore print after an hour or so.
Are the eatable? They are over the grassy area of my yard. Probably not going to eat them just wondered.
Thanks.
 

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Yep, they're edible. Along with the white spore print, the way they grow clumped and the way the stems are tapered at the bottom are ways to positively ID them. I only eat the caps because the stems tend to be woody. If you get them when they're just buttons they're best. They say you should try a small amount first because some people will get some gastric discomfort from them. I've eaten a bunch of them with no ill effects.
 

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Yu know they could be Honey Fungus?... But they also look like Jack O Lanterns too... As you know Jacks are poison.. They just seemed to clump together to ne Honey Fungus... I sure hope you didn't eat any?
 

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I just don't see any white spore print on the grass!!! Um could be JACKS!!!!


To get the spore print you have to place the cap on a dark piece of paper or plastic and let it sit awhile. They won't leave a spore print on the grass. Honey fungus doesn't really look anything at all like a jack o lantern. Those are ringless honey fungus.
 

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If you decide to eat some, it is suggested to boil them first due to many people having stomach discomfort from them.
 
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