looks like something growing on French Broom
This is the eastern species of A. muscaria, which has a yellow or orange cap color, rather than red.
This fungus grows around the base of woody plants.
This was a beautiful pink color in the sunlight.
A fungus (/ˈfʌŋɡəs/; plural: fungi or funguses) is a member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds (British English: moulds), as well as the more familiar mushrooms. These organisms are classified as a kingdom, Fungi, which is separate from plants, animals, protists and bacteria. One major difference is that fungal cells have cell walls that contain chitin, unlike the cell walls of plants and some protists, which contain...