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Kids took pic of a weird mushroom, any idea?
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It looks a bit like the parasitic plant Monotropa uniflora

 
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I agree, it does look like monotropa uniflora. Very interesting parasitic plant, related to blueberries. Some people around here call them Indian pipes, some call them ghost flowers. They are powerful medicine and a little toxic.
 
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I've totally mistaken Indian pipe with a fungi before. The pictures blurry, but I can't think what else it could be. Grows in my region too.
 
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