I want to know what these mushrooms are

Asked September 15, 2016, 1:17 PM EDT

They are grouped up in my back yard in Columbus Ohio. They have conical to nearly flat cap shapes they have gills that are very dark purple to black and their caps are olive colored they have simple stems. Here is a picture.

Pickaway County Ohio mushroom identification horticulture

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http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3303
http://www.ohiomushroom.org/oms/featuredmushrooms.htm
Mushrooms are the fruiting bodies of an underground fungus. The above two websites should be helpful in identifying your mushrooms. It is generally recommended that unknown mushrooms not be eaten.