Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) taken by Dr. Steven Murray Old fallen ash tree covered in this delightful bracket fungi. Very common and highly variable. The bands can vary from white to black and everything in between. Blue versions are rather funky
oh wow: Zombie mushroom hand. This Clathrus archeri, or "Devil's Fingers" - looks like a cold, dead hand reaching out to pull the rest of the zombie body out of the earth. Those even look like tattered sleeves down by the wrists of the hands!
The delicious porcini (Boletus edulis) firm-fleshed, supple and pleasant, specifically precious and delicate mushroom flavor, this is due to another name: it is called a gentleman mushrooms. Its flavor is slightly reminiscent of fresh walnuts.