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Old May 6, 2011, 4:21 pm   #1
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Verpa? Should I eat these or not?

I would like to know what they are for sure, and if they are ok to eat.Thank you!
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Old May 6, 2011, 7:10 pm   #2
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They are verpa's, you can see where the cap attach's to the stem right at the very top, pitch em,mike
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Old May 6, 2011, 7:40 pm   #3
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Yep,do not eat them...
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Old May 6, 2011, 7:55 pm   #4
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Re: Verpa? Should I eat these or not?

Thanks guys! I had a feeling that was going to be the answer!
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Old May 6, 2011, 10:30 pm   #5
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Good pics... I guess I've not seen that perspective on them... thanks for posting...
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Old May 6, 2011, 11:55 pm   #6
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Another good thing about that pic, it shows the elongated pits, if ya notice, there is no break in the pits, just long pits,mike
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Old May 7, 2011, 12:01 am   #7
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Re: Verpa? Should I eat these or not?

thanks guys for the quick responses.I just knew they didnt look right.I already thru them out or i would turn them around and take another picture of the caps.
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Old May 13, 2011, 10:26 am   #8
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Re: Verpa? Should I eat these or not?

Here's a cross section showing the cotton fiber and the cap attachment to the top.
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Old May 13, 2011, 5:48 pm   #9
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M.J that is a great/perfect pic!! thanks for posting it! Rates 10+ highlight photo's! Thank you.
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Old May 14, 2011, 6:07 am   #10
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I agree... great demonstration shot Jack.
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