Can you help identify this type of mushroom for me?
I've got mushrooms in my small garden!! I need to know it's type and if it can be eaten.
Thanks for the question, and the photos.
I am super-cautious about trying to identify mushrooms from photos. And I’ve never been to Lebanon, so know nothing about the mushrooms that grow there.
Mind you, I do know you have a very varied climate, from your Mediterranean coastline to inland mountain ranges and more. I bet you have some amazing mushrooms and fungi!
I’m going to hazard a guess from your photos… but it really is a guess. And you should absolutely NOT eat these mushrooms based on my thoughts. See if you can find a local mushroom expert or experienced forager to give a definitive opinion.
But based on what I see, these look to me like common Button or Cremini mushrooms.
If you can find a local expert to confirm that for you, then yes, Cremini mushrooms are edible.
But please double-check first!
Thanks again for the question and the photos.
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