Jack O Lantern Mushroom Id. While eating this mushroom will not kill you, it may cause cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea. Omphalotus olearius occurs in Europe and South Africa.
Just a decade or so later, it began to be used to refer to the mysterious lights sometimes seen at night over bogs, swamps, and marshes. Jack-o'-lanterns have been known to grow where the corpse of a powerful evil witch or wicked fey was buried, though this form of reproduction sometimes takes decades. Omphalotus illudens, the common, toxic "Jack O'lantern" mushroom of northeastern North America, is listed in many books as Omphalotus olearius.
However, chanterelles rarely grow in dense clusters, and feature false gills, while the Jack O'Lantern is usually clustered and.
On the West Coast, Omphalotus olivascens is our most spectacular bioluminescent mushroom.
Just a decade or so later, it began to be used to refer to the mysterious lights sometimes seen at night over bogs, swamps, and marshes. Omphalotus illudens is commonly called the jack-o'lantern mushroom. Unlike the chanterelle, the jack o'lantern mushroom is very poisonous.