These mystery mushrooms sprouted in the East Sacramento backyard of Rebecca Hamilton. She worried if they were safe around her puppy. They were identified as honey mushrooms, Armillaria mellea, a variety commonly seen on the East Coast.
These mystery mushrooms sprouted in the East Sacramento backyard of Rebecca Hamilton. She worried if they were safe around her puppy. They were identified as honey mushrooms, Armillaria mellea, a variety commonly seen on the East Coast. Rebecca Hamilton
These mystery mushrooms sprouted in the East Sacramento backyard of Rebecca Hamilton. She worried if they were safe around her puppy. They were identified as honey mushrooms, Armillaria mellea, a variety commonly seen on the East Coast. Rebecca Hamilton
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Debbie Arrington digs into gardening news

Yes, those are mushrooms. No, don’t eat them.

December 01, 2017 02:00 PM

UPDATED December 02, 2017 07:58 AM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

Reach her at darrington@sacbee.com or 916-321-1075. Twitter: @debarrington