A mushroom, or toadstool, is a type of fungus. They usually have a pileus, or a cap, a stipe, or a stem and produce spores. Most mushrooms are gilled. Some mushrooms are edible.
Types of mushrooms[edit | edit source]
Gasteroid fungi are a group of fungi. They don't have gills. Some resemble pouches and shoot out their spores.
Growth[edit | edit source]
Many species of mushrooms seemingly appear overnight. They also seem to grow or expand rapidly.