The Pretty Mushroom that's also pretty Poisonous
Introducing Amanita muscaria

For identifying poisonous mushrooms, here's the rule of thumb: If you don't know for sure what kind of mushroom it is, don't touch it, taste it, or eat it. Stick with the white and brown and black ones you find at your local grocery store and you just reduced your chances of dying from mushroom poison by about 100%.

So what is Amanita muscaria?
Amanita muscaria is a type of poisonous mushroom that is in the phylum Basidiomycota. It is found in temperate climates within the Northern Hemisphere, such as Europe, North America, and Asia. It reproduces by releasing spores with the potential of growing into another mushroom plant.

Amanita muscaria is not extremely poisonous and leads to very few deaths. Boiling the mushroom can inable the toxins. In fact, this mushroom is eaten is certain places. If someone eats this mushroom accidently, he can experience a range of effects, including drowsiness, nausea, and hallucinations.