Content tagged with "mushroom"

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

Bleeding Mycena

Photo of cluster of bleeding mycenas, small, capped, reddish mushrooms
The bleeding mycena is a small mushroom with a bell-shaped, reddish brown cap that bleeds dark red when cut. It grows singly to clustered on decaying wood. More

Bleeding Mycena

Photo of cluster of bleeding mycenas, small, capped, reddish mushrooms
Mycena haematopus
The bleeding mycena is a small mushroom with a bell-shaped, reddish brown cap that bleeds dark red when cut. It usually grows in clusters on decaying wood. 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

Blusher

Photo of a blusher, a tan gilled mushroom, showing injured spot turning rust red
Amanita rubescens
The blusher has a tan to reddish brown cap with pinkish brown patches and a ring on the stalk; the entire mushroom bruises reddish. It grows on the ground in oak woods and under white pines. More

Blusher

Photo of a blusher, a tan gilled mushroom, showing injured spot turning rust red
The blusher (Amanita rubescens) has a tan to reddish brown cap with pinkish brown patches and a ring on the stalk; the entire mushroom bruises reddish. It grows on the ground in oak woods and under white pines. More

Chanterelle Garnish for Grilled Meats

Add to the savor of a freshly grilled steak or chop—garnish it with fresh chanterelle mushrooms! More

Chanterelle Omelet

What's better than an omelet for breakfast? One made with fresh chanterelles! More