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A group of Yellow Flowerpot Fungi grows with a succulent in a pot on a suburban verandah.  //  Yellow Flowerpot Fungus - Agaricaceae: Leucocoprinus birnbaumii (= Lepidota lutea). Height to 12cm, cap to 12cm, gilled underneath, stem to 1.5cm diameter, 'bud' oval and 'lollypop'-like,  Also known as the Yellow Houseplant Mushroom, this is common in plant pots throughout the world in nurseries and greenhouses. In the wild mainly found in disturbed situations in forests and woodland.  The characteristic yellow colour, and parasol shape give it another common name, Yellow Flower-pot Parasol. The flesh is poisonous and should not be eaten.