Content tagged with "edible mushroom"

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

Black-Staining Polypore

Photo of black-staining polypore, a mushroom with tan, wavy, fan-shaped caps
Meripilus sumstinei (formerly M. giganteus)
The black-staining polypore grows in 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

Blewit

Blewits
Lepista nuda (Clitocybe nuda; Tricholoma nudum)
The blewit grows scattered in open areas, in mulch piles, and along paths. All parts of this mushroom—cap, gills and stalk—are violet to tan. More

Chanterelles

Image of smooth chanterelle
Cantharellaceae (various members of family)
Chanterelles are funnel- or trumpet-shaped and have wavy cap edges. Most are bright orange or yellow, although one, the black trumpet, is brownish black. More

Chicken of the Woods

Chicken of the Woods
Also called sulfur-colored chicken of the woods, sulfur shelf, and chicken mushroom. More

Cinnabar Chanterelle

Photo of a cinnabar chanterelle, vase-shaped red-orange mushroom
Cantharellus cinnabarinus
The cinnabar chanterelle is a small, reddish orange, vase-shaped mushroom with forked ridges on the underside that descend the stalk. It grows in the soil. More