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 coral-pink merulius, pink bracket mushrooms growing on wood

    Coral-Pink Merulius

    Phlebia incarnata (formerly Merulius incarnatus)
    Photograph of several hexagonal-pored polypores, tan bracket fungi

    Hexagonal-Pored Polypore

    Polyporus alveolaris (formerly Favolus alveolaris)
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    Edible

    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 orange mycena cluster, small, orange, gilled mushrooms

    Orange Mycena

    Mycena leaiana
    Photo of several reddening lepiota mushrooms, one showing gills and stem ring.

    Reddening Lepiota

    Leucoagaricus americanus (Lepiota americana)
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    Edible

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

    Scarlet Waxy Cap

    Hygrocybe coccinea (Hygrophorous coccineus)
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    Edible

    Chicken of the Woods

    Sulfur-Colored Chicken of the Woods

    Laetiporus sulphureus
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    Edible

    Two-colored Bolete

    Two-Colored Bolete

    Boletus bicolor
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    Edible