Content tagged with "Mushrooms"

Resinous Polypore

Photo of resinous polypore, a bracket fungus with rust-colored top
Ischnoderma resinosum
The resinous polypore is a large, thick, velvety, brownish bracket fungus with a thick margin and whitish pores. It grows on logs and stumps of deciduous trees. More

Ringless Honey Mushroom

Photo of young, golden cluster of ringless honey mushrooms on forest floor
Armillaria tabescens (Armillariella tabescens)
The ringless honey mushroom is honey-colored, with a dry, scaly cap, and lacks a ring on the stalk. It grows in clusters at the bases of trees or stumps, especially of oaks, and over buried wood. More

Rooted Collybia

Photo of rooted collybia, tan, thin-stalked gilled mushroom
Xerula furfuracea (Collybia radicata var. furfuracea)
The rooted collybia has a moist, wrinkled, grayish brown flat cap and a long, slender stalk that continues underground. It grows singly or scattered on and around deciduous trees and stumps. More

Scarlet Cup

Photo of a scarlet cup mushroom growing on fallen sticks
Sarcoscypha dudleyi
The scarlet cup is small, red, and usually stalkless, with a white outer surface. It grows on fallen wet sticks and branches in damp deciduous woods. More

Scarlet Waxy Cap

Photo of scarlet waxy cap, a small mushroom with reddish conical cap
Hygrocybe coccinea (Hygrophorous coccineus)
The scarlet waxy cap has a scarlet, moist cap, with a stem colored like the cap (or a little more orange). It grows on the ground in mixed woods. More

Shaggy Mane

Photo of shaggy mane cluster, rounded cylindrical mushrooms growing in grass
Coprinus comatus
The shaggy mane has a white, shaggy, cylindrical cap that turns black and inky. It often grows in large numbers along roadsides and in lawns and disturbed areas. More

Silvery-Violet Cort

Photo of silvery-violet cort, a gray, gilled mushroom, dug up and lying on grass
Cortinarius alboviolaceus
The silvery-violet cort has a dry, grayish violet cap, pale violet gills, a club-shaped stalk, and a cobwebby partial veil. It's found in mixed woods, singly or in groups of many. More

Smooth Chanterelle

Photo of smooth chanterelles, vase-shaped yellow and white mushrooms
Cantharellus lateritius
The smooth chanterelle has a bright orange to yellow cap, wavy margins, and is smooth on the underside. It grows singly or in large groups in the soil. More

Splash Cup (Bird’s Nest Fungus)

Photo of splash cup mushrooms, tiny cup fungi that look like bird nests
Crucibulum laeve
Splash cups have small brown cups holding tiny “eggs” that are each attached to the “nest” by a cord. They grow in clusters on dead wood, debris, wood chips, and mulch. More

Stalked Scarlet Cup

Photo of stalked scarlet cup cluster of red cup mushrooms with white stalks
Sarcoscypha occidentalis
The stalked scarlet cup is, indeed, a tiny red cup on a tiny white stalk. It grows scattered on fallen wet sticks and branches in damp deciduous woods. More