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Mushrooms of Dereth

Bearded Lady
Stropharia detensii

A large canopy shaped mushroom with a unique fringe of tendrels circling the lip of the cap. Redish-purple with common specimens found to be growing to about 14 inches.

This fungus is found on Osteth, and is highly sought after by the Drudges who populate the area, as it's cap is unusually thick and fleshy and is quite tasty when boiled.
Cloud Ball
Calvatia booniana

Round with a bulbous stem, appearing in moist dark locations. Cloud Ball mushrooms are so named for the result of kicking a matured specimen. The spore cloud created is quite impressive, and can cause a great number of respiratory problems, especially among Humans.
Flecked Bracket Fungus
Fomes igniarius

Woody, brownish to gray-green, stalkless 4-12 inch cap with pinkish pores on the ventral surface.

Found throughout the tropical zone, most abundant in the swampy forests of the Vesayan Island region. This fungus is sometimes referred to as "Shreth's Toe" for its semi-circular shape as well as the hardness of dried specimens.
Hopeslayer's Pipe
Calamus desperato

This elongated mushroom prefers a very dark environment, and so is quite at home in the dungeons of Dereth.

Hopeslayer's pipe, as it is commonly called, is one of a few fungi posessing bioluminescent compounds. The ember-like "glow" is concentrated in the spores, presumably as an evolved dispersal mechanism. The higher visibility may increase the number of spores ingested (and thereafter dispersed) by small insects.
Pyreal Pillar
Coprinus comatus

Large, obtaining up to 5 feet tall, Pyreal Pillar may be found in damp dungeons such as Toad Keep. The cap is a mellow gold color, with orange to brown dapples toward the stem.

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Found on Osteth.

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Found on Osteth.

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Found on Osteth.
Niffis Bane
Lepiota Blingatalis

One of several Lepiota species found in the marshy areas surrounding the home of the Moarsmen. Dubbed "Niffis Bane" due to the extremely offensive odor that even the carrion-scavenging Niffis's and Nefane's avoid at all cost.

Some of the tumerok tribes use these fungi to guard the outskirts of their villages from the scavengers, but while the residents usually get used to the smell, outsiders rarely find their stays in such places a pleasent experience.

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