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Index of Common Names
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1,046 incredible mushroom photos!
Note: Not all of these mushrooms have common names,
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Index of Scientific Names

IMPORTANT NOTE
This resource is posted without warranty as to absolute taxonomic determination. In other words, it is possible that I have mislabelled a mushroom here! I am always grateful for corrections (contact me at mycology@aol.com).
DO NOT use these photos as a tool for safe identification of edible wild mushrooms—use resources that are designed for that purpose:
Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America
America's Best, Safest Edible Wild Mushrooms

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TABLE of CONTENTS for this page
 
BASIDIOMYCETES
 
Gilled Mushrooms (Agarics)
  

 
Chanterelles & Trumpet Mushrooms
  

 
Boletes
  

 
Polypores
  

 
Puffballs, False Puffballs, Stinkhorns, & Birds-nest Mushrooms (Gasteromycetes)
  

 
Coral Mushrooms
  

 
Tooth Mushrooms
  

 
Crust & Parchment Mushrooms, Etc.
  

 
Misc. Basidiomycetes
 

 
Jelly Mushrooms
  

 
 
ASCOMYCETES (Morels, Cup Mushrooms & Others)
  

 
 
MYXOMYCETES (Slime Molds)
  


BASIDIOMYCETES (Mushrooms)

GILLED MUSHROOMS

Abortive Entoloma (Entoloma abortivum)
Alcohol Inky (Coprinus atramentarius)
American Caesar's Mushroom (Amanita jacksonii)
Amethyst Laccaria (Laccaria amethystea)
Amyloid Tricholoma (Porpoloma umbrosum)
Bark Mycena (Mycena corticola)
Bear Lentinus (Lentinellus ursinus)
Black-footed Marasmiellus (Marasmiellus nigripes)
Bleeding-foot Mycena (Mycena haematopus)
Blewit (Clitocybe nuda)
Blusher (Amanita rubescens)
Brick Caps (Hypholoma sublateritium)
Chanterelle Waxy Cap (Hygrophorus cantharellus)
Chocolate Milky (Lactarius lignyotus var. canadensis)
Citron Amanita (Amanita citrina)
Cleft-footed Amanita (Amanita brunnescens)
Cleft-footed Amanita (Amanita brunnescens var. pallida)
Common Laccaria (Laccaria laccata)
Common Psathyrella (Psathyrella candolleana)
Corrugated Cort (Cortinarius corrugatus)
Corrugated Milky (Lactarius corrugis)
Deadly Galerina (Galerina autumnalis)
Deceptive Milky (Lactarius deceptivus)
Destroying Angel (Amanita bisporigera) - button
Destroying Angel (Amanita virosa)
Eastern Flat-topped Agaricus (Agaricus placomyces)
Elm Oyster (Hypsizygus tessulatus)
Fairy-ring Mushroom (Marasmius oreades)
False Chanterelle (Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca)
Fat-footed Clitocybe (Clitocybe clavipes)
Fawn Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus)
Flat Crep (Crepidotus applanatus)
Fringed Tubaria (Tubaria furfuracea)
Funnel Clitocybe (Clitocybe gibba)
Garlic Marasmius (Marasmius scorodonius)
Gemmed Amanita (Amanita gemmata)
Golden-scruffy Collybia (Cyptotrama asprata)
Grassblade Marasmius (Marasmius graminum)
Green-spored Lepiota (Chlorophyllum molybdites)
Grisette (Amanita vaginata)
Gypsy (Rozites caperata)
Hemispheric Agrocybe (Agrocybe pediades)
Honey Mushroom (Armillaria mellea)
Hygrophorus Milky (Lactarius hygrophoroides)
Hygrophorus Milky (Lactarius hygrophoroides var subdistans)
Jack O'Lantern (Omphalotus olearius)
Japanese Umbrella Inky (Coprinus plicatilis)
Larch-bog Waxy Cap (Hygrophorus speciosus)
Late Fall Oyster Mushroom (Panellus serotinus)
Lawn-mower's Mushroom (Panaeolus foenisecii)
Luminescent Panus (Panellus serotinus)
Meadow Mushroom (Agaricus campestris)
Mica Cap (Coprinus micaceus)
Oak-loving Collybia (Gymnopus dryophilus)
Orange-latex Milky (Lactarius deterrimus)
Orange Mock Oyster (Phyllotopsis nidulans)
Orange Mycena (Mycena leaiana)
Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)
Panther (Amanita pantherina)
Panther (Amanita pantherina - var. uncertain)
Parasol Mushroom (Macrolepiota procera)
Peppery Milky (Lactarius piperatus)
Pinwheel Marasmius (Marasmius rotula)
Platterful Mushroom (Megacollybia platyphylla)
Poison Paxillus (Paxillus involutus)
Purple Cort (Cortinarius violaceus)
Purple-gilled Laccaria (Laccaria ochropurpurea)
Red-gilled Cort (Cortinarius semisanguineus)
Red-gilled Psathyrella (Psathyrella conissans)
Reddening Lepiota (Macrolepiota americana)
Rooted Oude (Xerula furfuracea)
Salmon Unicorn Entoloma (Nolanea quadrata)
Scaly Inky Cap (Coprinus variegatus)
Scarlet Waxy Cap (Hygrocybe coccinea)
Shaggy Mane (Coprinus comatus)
Shaggy Parasol Mushroom (Macrolepiota rachodes)
Sharp-scaly Pholiota (Pholiota squarrosoides)
Slimy Gomphidius (Gomphidius glutinosus)
Smooth Parasol Mushroom (Leucoagaricus leucothites)
Spotted Collybia (Rhodocollybia maculata)
Sulphur Tuft (Hypholoma fasciculare)
Tawny Grisette (Amanita fulva)
Variegated Milky (Lactarius subpurpureus)
Velvet-footed Paxillus (Paxillus atrotomentosus)
Velvety Psathyrella (Psathyrella velutina)
Viscid Violet Cort (Cortinarius iodes)
White Dunce Cap (Conocybe lactea)
White Oysterette (Cheimonophyllum candidissimus)
Winter Mushroom (Flammulina velutipes)
Witch's Cap (Hygrocybe conica)
Wrinkled Psathyrella (Psathyrella delineata)
Yellow-latex Milky (Lactarius vinaceorufescens)
Yellow-orange Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria var. formosa)
Yellow Patches (Amanita flavoconia)
Yellow Unicorn Entoloma (Nolanea murraii)
Attached gills on the Amyloid Tricholoma (Porpoloma umbrosum)

CHANTERELLES and TRUMPET MUSHROOMS

Black Trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
Black Trumpet (Craterellus fallax)
Cinnabar-red Chanterelle (Cantharellus cinnabarinus)
Flame-colored Chanterelle (Cantharellus ignicolor)
Flame-colored Chanterelle (Cantharellus ignicolor)
Flame-colored Chanterelle (Cantharellus ignicolor)
Flame-colored Chanterelle (Cantharellus ignicolor)
Flame-colored Chanterelle (Cantharellus ignicolor)
Flame-colored Chanterelle (Cantharellus ignicolor)
Fragrant Black Trumpet (Craterellus foetidus)
Fragrant Black Trumpet (Craterellus foetidus)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius) - close-up of undersurface of cap
Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius) - close-up of undersurface of cap
Horn of Plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides)
Horn of Plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides)
Horn of Plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides)
Scaly-vase Chanterelle (Gomphus floccosus)
Scaly-vase Chanterelle (Gomphus floccosus)
Smooth Chanterelle (Cantharellus lateritius)
Smooth Chanterelle (Cantharellus lateritius)
Smooth Chanterelle (Cantharellus lateritius)
Trumpet Chanterelle (Cantharellus infundibuliformis)
Trumpet Chanterelle (Cantharellus infundibuliformis)
Trumpet Chanterelle (Cantharellus tubaeformis)
Trumpet Chanterelle (Cantharellus tubaeformis)
Yellow-footed Chanterelle (Cantharellus xanthopus)

BOLETES

Ash-tree Bolete (Gyrodon meruliodes)
Ash-tree Bolete (Gyrodon meruliodes)
Ash-tree Bolete (Gyrodon meruliodes)
Bay Bolete (Boletus badius)
Bitter Bolete (Tylopilus felleus)
Bitter Bolete (Tylopilus felleus)
Bitter Bolete (Tylopilus felleus)
Chestnut Bolete (Gyroporus castaneus)
Chestnut Bolete (Gyroporus castaneus)
Chestnut Bolete (Gyroporus castaneus)
Chestnut Bolete (Gyroporus castaneus)
Chicken-fat Suillus (Suillus americanus)
Dotted-stalk Suillus (Suillus granulatus)
Dotted-stalk Suillus (Suillus granulatus)
Dotted-stalk Suillus (Suillus granulatus) - Glandular dots - close-up
Frost's Bolete (Boletus frostii)
Frost's Bolete (Boletus frostii)
Graceful Bolete (Austroboletus gracilis)
Gray Bolete (Boletus griseus)
Gray Bolete (Boletus griseus)
King Bolete (Boletus edulis)
King Bolete (Boletus edulis)
King Bolete (Boletus edulis)
King Bolete (Boletus edulis)
King Bolete (Boletus edulis) tubes and reticulum - close-up
Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus)
Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus)
Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus)
Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus)
Ornate-stalked Bolete (Boletus griseus)
Painted Suillus (Suillus spraguei)
Painted Suillus (Suillus spraguei)
Painted Suillus (Suillus spraguei)
Peppery Bolete (Chalciporus piperatus)
Peppery Bolete (Chalciporus piperatus)
Red-pored Bolete (Boletus subvelutipes)
Red-pored Bolete (Boletus subvelutipes)
Red-pored Bolete (Boletus subvelutipes)
Red-pored Bolete (Boletus subvelutipes)
Red-pored Bolete (Boletus subvelutipes)
Red Cracked-cap Bolete (Boletus chrysenteron)
Red Cracked-cap Bolete (Boletus chrysenteron)
Red Cracked-cap Bolete (Boletus chrysenteron)
Red Cracked-cap Bolete (Boletus chrysenteron)
Red Cracked-cap Bolete (Boletus chrysenteron)
Russell's Bolete (Boletellus russellii)
Russell's Bolete (Boletellus russellii)
Russell's Bolete (Boletellus russellii)
Spotted Bolete (Boletus affinis var. maculosus)
Spotted Bolete (Boletus affinis var. maculosus)
Two-colored Bolete (Boletus bicolor)
Two-colored Bolete (Boletus bicolor)

POLYPORES

Artist's Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)
Artist's Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)
Artist's Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)
Artist's Conk (Ganoderma applanatum)
Beefsteak Polypore (Fistulina hepatica)
Beefsteak Polypore (Fistulina hepatica)
Beefsteak Polypore (Fistulina hepatica) - close-up of tubes
Berkeley's Polypore (Bondarzewia berkeleyi)
Berkeley's Polypore (Bondarzewia berkeleyi)
Berkeley's Polypore (Bondarzewia berkeleyi)
Berkeley's Polypore (Bondarzewia berkeleyi)
Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus)
Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus)
Cinnabar-red Polypore (Pycnoporus cinnabarinus)
Clinker Polypore (Inonotus obliquus)
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus) - stalk base - close-up
Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus) - young pores - close-up
Dye-maker's Polypore (Phaeolus schweinitzii)
Hemlock Varnish Shelf (Ganoderma tsugae)
Hemlock Varnish Shelf (Ganoderma tsugae)
Hemlock Varnish Shelf (Ganoderma tsugae)
Hemlock Varnish Shelf (Ganoderma tsugae)
Hemlock Varnish Shelf (Ganoderma tsugae) - blue form
Hemlock Varnish Shelf (Ganoderma tsugae) - blue form
Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa)
Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa)
Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa)
Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa)
Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa)
Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa)
Hexagonal-pored Polypore (Polyporus mori)
Hexagonal-pored Polypore (Polyporus mori)
Hexagonal-pored Polypore (Polyporus mori)
Mossy Maple Polypore (Oxyporus populinus)
Mossy Maple Polypore (Oxyporus populinus)
Resinous Polypore (Ischnoderma resinosum)
Rooting Polypore (Polyporus radicatus)
Rooting Polypore (Polyporus radicatus)
Shiny Cinnamon Polypore (Coltricia cinnamomea)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus sulphureus)
Sulphur Shelf - white-pored species (Laetiporus cincinnatus)
Tender Nesting Polypore (Hapalopilus nidulans)
Thick-maze Oak Polypore (Daedalea quercina) - pores - close-up
Thin-maze Flat Polypore (Daedaliopsis confragosa)
Thin-maze Flat Polypore (Daedaliopsis confragosa) pores - close-up
Tinder Polypore (Fomes fomentarius)
Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor)
Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor)
Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor)
Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor)
Violet-toothed Polypore (Trichaptum biforme)
Violet-toothed Polypore (Trichaptum biforme)

PUFFBALLS, FALSE PUFFBALLS, STINKHORNS, BIRDS-NEST MUSHROOMS

Dog Stinkhorn (Mutinus elegans)
Dog Stinkhorn (Mutinus elegans)
Earthstar (Geastrum sp.)
Gem-studded Puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Gem-studded Puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Gem-studded Puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Gem-studded Puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum)
Giant Puffball (Langermannia gigantea)
Giant Puffball (Langermannia gigantea) - close-up
Lattice Stinkhorn (Clathrus ruber)
Netted Stinkhorn (Dictyophora duplicata)
Pear-shaped Puffball (Lycoperdon pyriforme)
Pear-shaped Puffball (Lycoperdon pyriforme)
Pigskin Poison Puffball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Purple-spored Puffball (Calvatia cyathiformis)
Ravenel's Stinkhorn (Phallus ravenelii)
Ravenel's Stinkhorn (Phallus ravenelii)
Ravenel's Stinkhorn (Phallus ravenelii)
Skull-shaped Puffball (Calvatia craniformis)
Splash Cups (Cyathus striatus)
Stinky Squid (Pseudocolus fusiformis)
Stinky Squid (Pseudocolus fusiformis) - close-up
White-egg Bird's-nest mushroom (Crucibulum laeve)
White-egg Bird's-nest mushroom (Crucibulum laeve)

CORAL MUSHROOMS

Amethyst Coral (Clavulina amethystina)
Amethyst Coral (Clavulina amethystina)
Amethyst Coral (Clavulina amethystina)
Amethyst Coral (Clavulina amethystina)
Amethyst Coral (Clavulina amethystina)
Crested Coral (Clavulina cristata)
Crested Coral (Clavulina cristata)
Crested Coral (Clavulina cristata)
Crested Coral (Clavulina cristata)
Crested Coral (Clavulina cristata)
Crown-tipped Coral (Clavicorona pyxidata)
Gray-ash Coral (Clavulina cinerea)
Gray-ash Coral (Clavulina cinerea)
Pestle-shaped Coral (Clavariadelphus pistillaris)
White Green-algae Coral (Multiclavula mucida)
White Worm Coral (Clavaria vermicularis)
Yellow Spindle Coral (Clavulinopsis fusiformis)
Yellow Spindle Coral (Clavulinopsis fusiformis)
Yellow Spindle Coral (Clavulinopsis fusiformis)
Yellow Spindle Coral (Clavulinopsis fusiformis)
Yellow Spindle Coral (Clavulinopsis fusiformis)
Yellow Spindle Coral (Clavulinopsis fusiformis)

TOOTH MUSHROOMS

Bear's-head Tooth (Hericium americanum)
Bear's-head Tooth (Hericium americanum)
Bear's-head Tooth (Hericium americanum)
Bear's-head Tooth (Hericium americanum)
Bear's-head Tooth (Hericium americanum)
Bear's-head Tooth (Hericium americanum)
Comb Tooth (Hericium coralloides)
Comb Tooth (Hericium coralloides)
Northern Tooth (Climacodon septentrionale)
Northern Tooth (Climacodon septentrionale)
Northern Tooth (Climacodon septentrionale)
Northern Tooth (Climacodon septentrionale)
Northern Tooth (Climacodon septentrionale)
Sweet Tooth (Hydnum repandum)
Sweet Tooth (Hydnum repandum)
Sweet Tooth (Hydnum repandum)

CRUST and PARCHMENT MUSHROOMS, Etc.

Common Split-gill (Schizophyllum commune)
Radiating Phlebia (Phlebia radiata)
Radiating Phlebia (Phlebia radiata)

MISCELLANEOUS BASIDIOMYCETES

Eastern Cauliflower Mushroom (Sparassis herbstii)
Corn Smut (Ustilago maydis) - immature tumors
Corn Smut (Ustilago maydis) - immature tumors
Corn Smut (Ustilago maydis) - mature tumors

JELLY MUSHROOMS

Apricot Jelly (Phlogiotis helvelloides)
Club-like Tuning Fork (Calocera cornea)
Collybia Jelly (Syzygospora mycetophila)
Jelly Tooth (Pseudohydnum gelatinosum)
Orange Jelly (Dacrymyces palmatus)
Witch's Butter (Tremella lutescens)
Yellow False Coral Mushroom (Calocera viscosa)


ASCOMYCETES (Morels, Cup Mushrooms and Other Ascomycetes)

Amanita Mold (Hypomyces hyalinus)
Amanita Mold (Hypomyces hyalinus) on Amanita rubescens
Black Morel (Morchella elata)
Black Morel (Morchella elata) - "babies"
Black Morel (Morchella elata)
Black Morel (Morchella elata) - "babies"
Bolete Mold (Hypomyces chrysospermus)
Carbon Balls (Daldinia concentrica)
Carbon Cushion (Hypoxylon multiforme)
Dead-man's Fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)
Eyelash Cup (Scutellinia erinaceus)
Eyelash Cup (Scutellinia scutellata)
Eyelash Cup (Scutellinia scutellata)
Eyelash Cup (Scutellinia scutellata)
Eyelash Cup (Scuttelinia scutellata)
Eyelash Cup (Scuttelinia scutellata)
Fluted White Helvella (Helvella crispa)
Gabled False Morel or Elephant Ears (Gyromitra brunnea = G. fastigiata)
Green-headed Jelly Club (Leotia viscosa)
Green-headed Jelly Club (Leotia viscosa)
Green-headed Jelly Club (Leotia viscosa) - white-stalked form
Green-headed and Yellow Jelly Clubs (Leotia viscosa and L. lubrica)
Green-stain Cup (Chlorociboria aeruginascens)
Green-stain Cup (Chlorociboria aeruginascens)
Green-stain Cup (Chlorociboria aeruginascens)
Half-free Morel (Morchella semilibera)
Half-free Morel (Morchella semilibera)
Half-free Morel (Morchella semilibera)
Headlike Cordyceps (Cordyceps capitata)
Household Peziza (Peziza domiciliana)
Korf's False Morel (Gyromitra korfii)
Korf's False Morel (Gyromitra korfii)
Korf's False Morel (Gyromitra korfii)
Korf's False Morel (Gyromitra korfii)
Korf's False Morel (Gyromitra korfii)
Lichen Cups (apothecia)
Lobster Mushroom (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
Lobster Mushroom (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
Lobster Mushroom (Hypomyces lactifluorum) - attacked by white mold
Lobster Mushroom (Hypomyces lactifluorum)
Orange Earth Tongue (Microglossum rufum)
Orange Earth Tongue (Microglossum rufum)
Orange Earth Tongue (Microglossum rufum)
Orange Peel Cup Mushroom (Aleuria aurantia)
Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)
Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)
Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)
Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)
Stalked Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha occidentalis)
Stalked Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha occidentalis)
Trooping Cordyceps (Cordyceps militaris)
Trooping Cordyceps (Cordyceps militaris)
Velvety Fairy Fan (Spathularia velutipes)
Velvety Fairy Fan (Spathularia velutipes)
Water Club (Vibrissea truncorum)
White Fairy Cups (Dasycyphus virgineus)
Yellow-green Russula Mold (Hypomyces luteovirens)
Yellow Fairy Cups (Bisporella citrina)
Yellow Jelly Club (Leotia lubrica)
Yellow Jelly Club (Leotia lubrica)
Yellow Jelly Club (Leotia lubrica)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)
Yellow Morel (Morchella esculenta)


MYXOMYCETES (Slime Molds)

Note: Mycologists have traditionally studied slime molds, though they are not closely related to fungi.
Scrambled-egg Slime Mold (Fuligo septica)


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