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Commonly found mushroom species

Commonly found mushroom species



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Genus Agaricus

  • Agaricus augustus - Edible, Choice (I wish this was common)
  • Agaricus bitorquis - Edible, Choice
  • Agaricus silvicola - Edible with caution
  • Agaricus xanthodermis - Poisonous

Genus Agrocybe

  • Agrocybe dura
  • Agrocybe praecox

Genus Albatrellus

  • Albatrellus confluens
  • Albatrellus ovinus

Genus Amanita

Genus Armillaria

  • Armillaria mellea - "Honey Mushroom" - Edible
  • Armillaria ostoyae - "Honey Mushroom" - Edible with caution

Genus Boletus

  • Boletus aereus - "Queen Bolete" - Edible
  • Boletus barrowsii - Edible, Choice
  • Boletus edulis - "King Bolete" - Edible, Choice
  • Boletus satanas - "Santan's Bolete" - Poisonous

Genus Cantharellus (Chanterelle)

  • Cantharellus cibarius - "Chanterelle" - Edible, Choice
  • Craterellus cornucopioides - "Horn of Plenty" - Edible, Choice
  • Cantharellus lateritius - "Smooth Chanterelle" - Edible, Choice

Genus Chlorophyllum

  • Chlorophyllum molybdites - Poisonous
  • Chlorophyllum rachodes - Edible

Genus Clitocybe

  • Clitocybe nuda - "Blewit" - Edible, Choice
  • Clitocybe odora - Edible

Genus Collybia

  • Collybia butyracea
  • Collybia dryophila

Genus Conocybe

  • Conocybe lactea

Genus Coprinus

  • Coprinus atramentarius - "Tipplers Bane" - Edible, Poisonous with alcohol
  • Coprinus comatus - "Shaggy Mane" - Edible, Choice
  • Coprinus lagopus - "Wolly Inky Cap"
  • Coprinus micaceus - "Common Inky Cap"

Genus Cortinarius

  • Cortinarius Violaceus

Genus Cystoderma

  • Cystoderma fallax

Genus "Flammulina"

Genus Galerina

  • Galerina marginata - DEADLY

Genus "Gomphus"

  • Gomphus Floccosus - Scaly Vase Chanterelle

Genus Hebeloma

  • Hebeloma insigne - Poisonous

Genus Helvella

  • Helvella lacunosa - "Black Elfin Saddle"

Genus Hericium

  • Hericium erinaceus - "Lion's Mane" (I wish this was common)
  • Hericium americanum - "Coral Tooth"

Genus Hygrocybe

  • Hygrocybe conica - "Witch Hat"

Genus Hygrophorus

Genus Hypholoma

Genus Inocybe

  • Inocybe sororia - Poisonous

Genus Laccaria

Genus Lactarius

  • Lactarius deliciosus - Edible, Choice
  • Lactarius rubritinctus - Edible, Choice
  • Lactarius uvidus - Poisonous
  • Lactarius Indigo - Edible

Genus Laetiporus

  • Laetiporus cincinnatus - Edible

Genus Leccinum

  • Leccinum aurantiacum - Edible with caution
  • Leccinum insigne - Edible with caution

Genus Lepiota

  • Lepiota procera - "Parasol Mushroom (Coulemelle)" - Edible, Choice

Genus Leucoagaricus

  • Leucoagaricus naucina

Genus Lyophyllum

  • Lyophyllum decastes - "Fried Chicken Mushroom" - Edible
  • Lyophyllum montanum

Genus Marasmius

  • Marasmius oreades - "Fairy Ring Mushroom"
  • Marasmius plicatulus

Genus Megacollybia

  • Megacollybia platyphylla - "Platterfull Mushroom" (very common on the east coast)

Genus Morchella

  • Morchella deliciosa - "White Morel" - Edible, Choice
  • Morchella elata - "Black Morel" - Edible, Choice

Genus Mycena

  • Mycena murina - "Pine Mycena"
  • Mycena pura

Genus Panaeolus

  • Panaeolus campanulatus - "Bell-shaped Panaeolus"
  • Panaeolus foenisecii - "Haymaker's Panaeolus"
  • Panaeolus solidipes - "Solid-Stemmed Panaeolus"
  • Panaeolus subbalteatus - "Belted Panaeolus"

Genus Paxillus

Genus Pholiota

  • Pholiota squarrosa
  • Pholiota squarrosoides

Genus Pleurotus

Genus Pluteus

  • Pluteus cervinus - Edible

Genus Psathyrella

  • Psathyrella candolleana - "Suburban Psathyrella"
  • Psathyrella gracilis - "Graceful Psathyrella"
  • Psathyrella hydrophila - "Clustered Psathyrella"
  • Psathyrella velutina - "Velvet Psathyrella"

Genus Psilocybe

Genus Russula

  • Russula amoenolens - Inedible
  • Russula brevipes
  • Russula decolorans - Edible
  • Russula rosacea - "Rosy Russula"
  • Russula xerampelina - "Shrimp Russula" - Edible

Genus Stropharia

Genus Suillus

  • Suillus brevipes - Edible
  • Suillus granulatus - Edible
  • Suillus lakei - Edible
  • Suillus tomentosus - Edible

Genus Trametes

  • Trametes versicolor - "Turkey Tail", Inedible

Genus Tricholoma

  • Tricholoma flavovirens - Edible, Choice
  • Tricholoma saponaceum - Inedible
  • Tricholoma sulphureum - Inedible

Genus Tubaria

  • Tubaria furfuracea - Inedible, extremely common on the west coast

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