Photo of a blusher, a tan gilled mushroom, showing injured spot turning rust red

    Amanitas

    Amanita spp. (about 600 species, worldwide)
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    Poisonous

    Photo of an elegant stinkhorn mushroom, a pink column covered with brown slime

    Elegant Stinkhorn

    Mutinus elegans
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    Edible

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    False Morels

    Gyromitra spp. (false morels); Helvella spp. (elfin saddles)
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    Poisonous

    Photo of cluster of hairy rubber cup mushrooms, cup fungi with orangish centers

    Hairy Rubber Cup

    Galiella rufa (formerly Bulgaria rufa)
    Photo of lobster mushroom, which is orange-yellow and finely bumpy

    Lobster Mushroom

    Hypomyces lactifluorum
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    Edible

    Photo of a scarlet cup mushroom growing on fallen sticks

    Scarlet Cup

    Sarcoscypha dudleyi
    Photo of scarlet waxy cap, a small mushroom with reddish conical cap

    Scarlet Waxy Cap

    Hygrocybe coccinea (Hygrophorous coccineus)
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    Edible

    Photo of stalked scarlet cup cluster of red cup mushrooms with white stalks

    Stalked Scarlet Cup

    Sarcoscypha occidentalis
    Chicken of the Woods

    Sulfur-Colored Chicken of the Woods

    Laetiporus sulphureus
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    Edible