The poisonous Magpie Fungus (Coprinopsis Picacea) is a native of the British isles. First described in Preferring alkaline soil, it is usually found in beech woods in late summer and early fall. Additional family members occur in North America and th
✹ Orange Fan (Anthracophyllum archeri) - Small fungi found on dead wood in native forests. Pale orange in drier areas to vibrant red in wetter areas and sometimes in great numbers that often overlap each other. (Photo by
White chicken mushroom, also known as Spring chicken (Laetiporus cincinnatus/Laetiporus semialbinus/Laetiporus sulphureus) "In a good season, vegetarian mushroomers can have their chicken and eat it too, throughout the warm part of the year.
Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. It is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores.
Shaggy Pholiota Fungi - Most members of the genus Pholiota are wood-rotting saprobes with brown to cinnamon brown or rusty brown spore prints, gills that are attached to the stem but do not run down it, and rings or ring zones. (by Dr Keith Wheeler)