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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-Footed Polypore

Photo of black-footed polypore, mature specimens, with photographer's foot.
Polyporus badius
The black-footed polypore has a smooth, wavy brown cap with whitish or tannish pores on the underside and a black, smooth, off-center stalk. It grows singly or in groups of up to several on dead wood and stumps of deciduous trees. More

Black-Footed Polypore (Bottom)

Photo of black-footed polypore, fan-shaped mushroom, showing tan pores beneath
The cap of a black-footed polypore convex to funnel-shaped. The underside has pores that are tiny, circular (sometimes with angles), and whitish to tannish. The stalk is off-center and tough, has equal sides, and is blackish; its texture is smooth. More

Black-Footed Polypore (Mature)

Photo of black-footed polypore, mature specimens, with photographer's foot.
The black-footed polypore grows on logs and dead trees. The cap can be up to eight inches across. This species can overwinter and look quite different from fresh, young specimens. More

Black-Footed Polypore (Older Specimens)

Photo of black-footed polypore mushrooms, older specimens, growing on a log.
The black-footed polypore grows on wood. When mature, it has a wavy, reddish-brown cap that is darker towards the stem; the texture is dry, smooth, tough, and leathery. The stalk is black, smooth, and off-center. More

Black-Footed Polypore (Top)

Photo of top of black-footed polypore mushroom showing smooth fan-shaped cap
The black-footed polypore grows on wood. It has a wavy cap that is reddish to brownish, becoming darker with age; the texture is dry, smooth, tough, and leathery. The stalk is black, smooth, and off-center. More

Black-Footed Polypore (Young Specimens)

Photo of black-footed polypore mushrooms, young specimens, with pore surface.
Young black-footed polypores look surprisingly different from mature ones. As you’re learning about mushrooms, collect what you think are the same species more than once to get an accurate identification. 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