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Bracket fungi, Mosquito Cove, Sitka, Alaska. August 18, 2009

White chicken mushroom, also known as Spring chicken (Laetiporus cincinnatus/Laetiporus semialbinus/Laetiporus sulphureus) "In a good season, vegetarian mushroomers can have their chicken and eat it too, throughout the warm part of the year.

✿ Boletellus Betula ✿

Shaggy-Stalked Bolete Mushroom (Boletellus Betula) ~ By MycoImage~~nature`s balance~~

Myrtle Forest, Collinsvale, Tasmania.

clusterpod: Mycena interrupta Myrtle Forest, Collinsvale, Tasmania (via third-ave)

Boletus frostii, commonly known as Frost's bolete or the apple bolete, have tubes and pores instead of gills on the underside of their caps. . Boletus frostii mushrooms can be recognized by their dark red sticky caps, pores, network-like pattern of the stem, and the bluing reaction to tissue injury.  not recommended for consumption because of the risk of confusion with other poisonous red-pored, blue-bruising boletes.

one of the poisonous ones, Boletus Frostii Mushroom Boletus frostii, commonly known as Frost's bolete or the apple bolete, is a bolete fungus first described scientifically in

Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) can be found in gardens and woodlands in southern Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia. This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. The cap is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores

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Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) by Brian Gratwicke/CC BY-NC

**Parrot Toadstool (Hygrocybe psittacina var. psittacina) ~ By Rosemary Winnall

Parrot Toadstool (Hygrocybe psittacina by Rosemary Winnall

Mushrooms by Richard Loader

The poisonous Magpie Fungus (Coprinopsis Picacea) is a native of the British isles. First described in Preferring alkaline soil, it is usually found in beech woods in late summer and early fall. Additional family members occur in North America and th

**Stereopsis nigripes - a beautiful member of the 'stipiate stererioids'

Stereopsis nigripes - a beautiful member of the stipiate stererioids, monographed many years ago by Derek Reid at Kew. © The Fungi of Ecuador/MycoKey

Yellow Brain Fungi

Witches Butter by Carter Flynn - this parasitic fungus is found on rotting wood in wet forest areas.


"Campanella Caesia" "Caesia Campanella a rare species with very few citations Arundo donax on fruiting Riba-roja de Turia. Photo by: Juan Carlos Poveda Molero