Content tagged with "edible mushroom"

Berkeley's Polypore

Photo of Berkeley's polypore, a whitish rosette mushroom
Bondarzewia berkeleyi
Berkeley's polypore grows in rosettes or clusters of fleshy, cream-colored caps, with whitish pores that descend the stalk. Look for them on the ground near the bases of trees. More

Black Morel

Photograph of a black morel mushroom
Morchella angusticeps (formerly M. elata)
The black morel is a prized edible mushroom. It has a honeycombed cap with black to brownish black ridges and yellowish brown pits. It is completely hollow and grows in the spring. More

Black Morel

Photograph of a black morel mushroom
The black morel is a prized edible mushroom. It has a honeycombed cap with black to brownish black ridges and yellowish brown pits. It is completely hollow and grows in the spring. More

Black Morels

Photograph of several black morel mushrooms with one split in half
Black morels can have weird shapes, but all have a honeycombed cap with black to brownish black ridges and yellowish brown pits. They are also completely hollow. More

Black Trumpet (Horn of Plenty; Black Chanterelle; Trumpet of the Dead)

Photo of two black trumpets, dark brown vase-shaped mushrooms on mossy ground
Craterellus cornucopioides (C. fallax)
The black trumpet is dark brown to black, vase- or trumpet-shaped, with a wavy margin and no gills. It grows in groups of few to many on rocky, mossy hillsides in deciduous woods. More

Black Trumpet (Horn of Plenty; Black Chanterelle; Trumpet of the Dead)

Photo of two black trumpets, dark brown vase-shaped mushrooms on mossy ground
The black trumpet is dark brown to black, vase- or trumpet-shaped, with a wavy margin and no gills. More

Black Trumpet (Horn of Plenty; Black Chanterelle; Trumpet of the Dead)

Photo of black trumpets, dark brown vase shaped mushrooms, against fallen leaves
Black trumpets grow in groups of few to many on rocky, mossy hillsides in deciduous woods. They are small and blend in with the forest floor. However, when you see one, there will be more. More

Black Trumpets

photo of black trumpets, gray, funnel-shaped mushrooms
The upper surface texture of black trumpets can be smooth to rough and scaly. More

Black-Staining Polypore

Photo of black-staining polypore, tan fan-shaped rosette mushroom
This fungus forms large circular clusters of many fleshy, grayish yellow, fan-shaped caps, which bruise black when cut or touched. It grows on the ground around deciduous trees, especially oaks. More

Black-Staining Polypore

Photo of black-staining polypore, a mushroom with tan, wavy, fan-shaped caps
This fungus grows in large circular clusters, on the ground around stumps of living deciduous trees, especially oaks. It feeds off of dead or dying trees, decomposing them and returning nutrients to the soil—an unglamorous but vital role in the ecosystem. More