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 two ash tree boletes, tan pored mushrooms, one overturned showing pores

    Ash Tree Bolete

    Boletinellus merulioides
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    Edible

    Photo of Berkeley's polypore, fresh, young specimen.

    Berkeley’s Polypore

    Bondarzewia berkeleyi
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    Edible

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    Big Laughing Gym (Big Laughing Jim)

    Gymnopilus junonius (formerly G. spectabilis)
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    Poisonous

    Photo of black-staining polypore, a mushroom with tan, wavy, fan-shaped caps

    Black-Staining Polypore

    Meripilus sumstinei (formerly M. giganteus)
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    Edible

    Photo of cluster of pinkish crown-tipped coral mushrooms growing on rotting log

    Crown-Tipped Coral

    Artomyces pyxidatus (formerly Clavicorona pyxidata)
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    Edible

    Photo of several deadly galerina mushroom caps, viewed from above.

    Deadly Galerina

    Galerina marginata (G. autumnalis)
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    Poisonous

    Top-view photo of three dryad's saddles, a tan bracket fungus, growing on wood

    Dryad’s Saddle

    Polyporus squamosus
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    Edible

    Photo of eastern cauliflower mushroom, tan and white cauliflower-like mushroom

    Eastern Cauliflower Mushroom

    Sparassis spathulata (S. herbstii)
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    Edible

    Photograph of cluster of mature gem-studded puffball mushrooms

    Gem-Studded Puffball

    Lycoperdon perlatum
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    Edible

    Photograph of a half-free morel mushroom

    Half-Free Morel

    Morchella punctipes (formerly M. semilibera)
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    Edible

    Photo of three hedgehog mushrooms, two show tan cap, third shows teeth under cap

    Hedgehog Mushroom

    Hydnum repandum (Dentinum repandum)
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    Edible

    Photo of hen of the woods, large round mass of grayish mushrooms

    Hen of the Woods (Maitake)

    Grifola frondosa
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    Edible

    Photograph of several hexagonal-pored polypores, tan bracket fungi

    Hexagonal-Pored Polypore

    Polyporus alveolaris (formerly Favolus alveolaris)
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    Edible

    Photo of young, yellow-phase honey mushrooms.

    Honey Mushroom

    Armillaria mellea
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    Edible

    Photo of jelly baby single yellowish gelatinous mushroom

    Jelly Baby

    Leotia lubrica
    Photo of ling chih, a shiny, hard, rust-colored bracket fungus, growing on tree

    Ling Chih (Lingzhi; Reishi Mushroom)

    Ganoderma sessile (formerly G. lucidum)
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    Edible

    Photo of common morels growing on forest floor

    Morels

    Morchella species
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    Edible

    Photo of multicolor gill polypore, a colorfully zoned bracket fungus on a log

    Multicolor Gill Polypore

    Lenzites betulina
    Photo of orange pinwheel marasmius, tiny, orange, pleated, gilled mushroom

    Orange Pinwheel Marasmius

    Marasmius siccus
    Photo of oyster mushrooms growing on a tree trunk

    Oyster Mushroom

    Pleurotus ostreatus and P. pulmonarius
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    Edible

    Photo of pale jelly roll fungus, showing small specimen.

    Pale Jelly Roll

    Exidia alba (Ductifera pululahuana)
    Photo of many crowded pear-shaped puffballs growing on a stump.

    Pear-Shaped Puffball

    Lycoperdon pyriforme (Morganella pyriformis)
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    Edible

    Photo of 2 peppery milkies, white, gilled mushrooms, on ground

    Peppery Milky

    Lactarius piperatus
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    Edible

    Photo of a pigskin puffball.

    Pigskin Puffball (Common Earthball)

    Scleroderma citrinum (Scleroderma aurantium)
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    Poisonous

    Photo of young, golden cluster of ringless honey mushrooms on forest floor

    Ringless Honey Mushroom

    Armillaria tabescens (Armillariella tabescens)
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    Edible

    Photo of uprooted rooting polypore mushroom on pavement, showing cap.

    Rooting Polypore

    Polyporus radicatus
    Photo of big cluster of turkey tails, bracket fungus with concentric color rings

    Turkey Tail

    Trametes versicolor
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    Edible

    Photo of velvet foot mushrooms, mature, showing black stems.

    Velvet Foot

    Flammulina velutipes
    Photo of three voluminous-latex milkies, tan mushrooms, of different sizes

    Voluminous-Latex Milky

    Lactarius volemus
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    Edible

    Photo of common morels growing on forest floor

    Yellow Morel (Common Morel)

    Morchella esculentoides (formerly M. esculenta)
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    Edible