Mushrooms

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Amanitas

Amanita spp. (about 600 species, worldwide)
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Big Laughing Gym (Big Laughing Jim)

Gymnopilus junonius (formerly G. spectabilis)
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Poisonous

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Big Red False Morel

Gyromitra caroliniana
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Poisonous

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Deadly Galerina

Galerina marginata (G. autumnalis)
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Poisonous

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Destroying Angel

Amanita bisporigera
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Poisonous

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Emetic Russula

Russula emetica
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Poisonous

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False Morels

Gyromitra spp. (false morels); Helvella spp. (elfin saddles)
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Poisonous

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Gabled False Morel

Gyromitra brunnea
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Poisonous

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Green-Spored Lepiota

Chlorophyllum molybdites
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Poisonous

jack-o-lantern mushroom

Jack-o'-Lantern

Omphalotus illudens (formerly O. olearius)
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Poisonous

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Little Brown Mushrooms

Various species of confusingly similar mushrooms
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Poisonous

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Pigskin Puffball (Common Earthball)

Scleroderma citrinum (Scleroderma aurantium)
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Poisonous

Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines

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Common Buckthorn

Rhamnus cathartica
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Poisonous

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Invasive

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Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica
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Poisonous

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Invasive

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Poison Ivy

Toxicodendron radicans
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Poisonous

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Red-Berried Elderberry

Sambucus pubens
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Poisonous

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Endangered

Wildflowers, Grasses and Other Nonwoody Plants

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Blue False Indigo

Baptisia australis
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Poisonous

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Buffalo Bur (Kansas Thistle)

Solanum rostratum
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Poisonous

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Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Delphinium carolinianum
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Poisonous

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Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis
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Poisonous

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Common Jimsonweed

Datura stramonium
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Poisonous

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Common Water Hemlock

Cicuta maculata
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Poisonous

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Crown Vetch

Securigera varia (formerly Coronilla varia)
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Poisonous

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Invasive

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Dwarf Larkspur

Delphinium tricorne
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Poisonous

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Flowering Spurge

Euphorbia corollata
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Poisonous

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Green Dragon

Arisaema dracontium
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Poisonous

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Horse Nettle

Solanum carolinense
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Poisonous

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Indian Hemp (Dogbane)

Apocynum cannabinum
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Poisonous

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Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Arisaema triphyllum
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Poisonous

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Leafy Spurge

Euphorbia esula
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Poisonous

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Invasive

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Pokeweed

Phytolacca americana
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Poisonous

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Sesbania (Coffeeweed)

Sesbania herbacea (formerly S. exaltata)
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Poisonous

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Invasive

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Soapwort (Bouncing Bet)

Saponaria officinalis
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Poisonous

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Southern Blue Flag (Virginia Iris)

Iris virginica
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Poisonous

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Star of Bethlehem

Ornithogalum umbellatum
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Poisonous

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White Baneberry (Doll’s Eyes)

Actaea pachypoda
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Poisonous

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White Snakeroot

Ageratina altissima (formerly Eupatorium rugosum)
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Poisonous

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White Wild Indigo

Baptisia alba (formerly B. leucantha)
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Poisonous

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Wild Comfrey

Cynoglossum virginianum
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Poisonous

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Wild Four-O’Clock

Mirabilis nyctaginea
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Poisonous