Death By Name, Death By Nature

Autumn mushrooms to watch out for by tess alekseev If you’ve ever gone on a walk in autumn, you’ve almost definitely seen a mushroom or two popping up from the ground. You were also probably told that you were not to pick, and certainly not to eat, any of the mushrooms you found — they’re poisonous! But what if they weren’t? While, yes, some mushrooms are poisonous, they make up a small percentage of the species, and they’re relatively easy to identify. Whether you’re interested in mycology (the study of…