Content tagged with "edible mushroom"

Giant Puffball

Photo of a giant puffball, a large, smooth, rounded mushroom, growing in grass
The giant puffball is a huge, white, smooth ball with a completely white interior that becomes yellowish green with age. It grows in open pastures, woods, and lawns. More

Giant Puffball

Photo of a giant puffball, a large, smooth, rounded mushroom, growing in grass
Calvatia gigantea (Langermannia gigantea)
The giant puffball is a huge, white, smooth ball with a completely white interior that becomes yellowish green with age. It grows in open pastures, woods, and lawns. More

Golden Chanterelle (Girolle)

Photo of golden chanterelles, yellow and white vase-shaped mushrooms
Cantharellus cibarius
Golden chanterelles have a bright orange to yellow cap with wavy margins; beneath, they're orange-yellow, with forked ridges (not true gills) descending the stalk. They grow in soil. More

Golden Chanterelles

Photo of golden chanterelles, yellow and white vase-shaped mushrooms
Golden chanterelles have a bright orange to yellow cap with wavy margins; beneath, they're orange-yellow, with forked ridges (not true gills) descending the stalk. They grow in soil. More

Green Cracking Russula

Photo of green cracking russula, greenish-capped, gilled mushroom
Green cracking russula has a cap with a greenish, cracked, mosaic-like top, and cream-colored gills. It grows singly or in groups in mixed woods. More

Green Cracking Russula

Photo of green cracking russula, greenish-capped, gilled mushroom
Russula virescens
Green cracking russula has a cap with a greenish, cracked, mosaic-like top, and cream-colored gills. It grows singly or in groups in mixed woods. More

Half-Free Morel

Photograph of a half-free morel mushroom
The half-free morel is an excellent edible mushroom. It's completely hollow. It has a honeycombed cap with brownish black ridges and yellowish brown pits. The bottom half hangs free from the whitish stalk. More

Half-Free Morel

Photograph of a half-free morel mushroom
Morchella punctipes (formerly M. semilibera)
The half-free morel is an excellent edible mushroom. It's completely hollow. It has a honeycombed cap with brownish black ridges and yellowish brown pits. The bottom half hangs free from the whitish stalk. More

Half-Free Morel Cap

Photograph of a half-free morel mushroom cap
On a half-free morel, the top half of the cap is attached to stalk, while the bottom half hangs free like a skirt. The stalk is completely hollow. More

Hedgehog Mushroom

Photo of three hedgehog mushrooms, two show tan cap, third shows teeth under cap
Hydnum repandum (Dentinum repandum)
The hedgehog mushroom has an irregularly shaped, dull orangish tan cap, with spines or "teeth" on its underside. It grows on the ground in mixed woods. More