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white mushroom decurrent gills

Not as in the previous choice; growing on stumps, logs, or twigs, etc: 40. 44. 5. Not as in any of the above choices; growing on decaying remains of another mushroom, the “Shaggy Mane” (Coprinus comatus): 10. 36. 18. 12. 21. Cap variously colored, often scaly or viscid but sometimes smooth and/or dry; gills sinuate with few exceptions, usually white, yellow or grayish; spores smooth, fusoid to subglobose, inamyloid (if amyloid, see Porpoloma umbrosum, Genus Tricholoma Cap viscid; gills typically sinuate to notched, with a white margin; odor often radish-like; spores smooth, thick-walled, dextrinoid: Genus. It was growing under Jack pine trees, but I did not. While some mushrooms with white gills are edible, the most deadly and poisonous mushroom family—Amanitas—nearly always have white gills. Not as in any of the above choices; found on the ground, usually under conifers, aspen or oak trees: Genus Tricholoma 15. Like most of the fungi in this genus, it is a gregarious mushroom and often forms large arcs or even complete fairy rings. As above except cap bright pale pink to flesh-pink becoming yellowish tan; stalk base sometimes coated with shorter matted whitish fibrils; not growing in clusters: 45. Cap less than 3" (7.5 cm) wide and more or less flat at maturity with a sunken center and tiny scales; overall colors and/or staining reactions sometimes striking (e.g. Gills distinctly free; volva and partial veil both absent; growing on wood, sawdust, or other woody substrate; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus. 19. Gills extremely crowded, lavender; cap also lavender or lavender-tinted, at least when young; spores smooth, amyloid: 41. Cap glabrous, usually yellowish or with a yellow tint; gills pallid to greenish at first, becoming smoky gray at maturity; partial veil evident or not; usually growing on wood, humus, or in moss; spores usually smooth with an apical pore: Genus, 24. Usually growing in clusters of 10 or more specimens; caps viscid, yellowish brown to reddish brown; stalk dark brown and velvety at the base; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: Flammulina velutipes (Fries) Karsten 5. Not as in any of the above choices; gills serrate and/or cap leathery to corky: 30. 37. Cap dry, finely hairy, bluish black, typically less than ½” (1.3 cm) wide; flesh rubbery-gelatinous; gills gray to nearly black; found on the undersurface of decaying logs; spores round, smooth, inamyloid: Resupinatus applicatus (Bataille : Fries) S.F. Spore print pinkish cream or pinkish buff, lacking a brownish tint; cap usually white, gray, tan, brown, typically not colorful, often sunken to funnel-shaped; gills thin, usually sinuate or decurrent; spores smooth to finely warty, typically inamyloid (amyloid in only a few species): Genus Clitocybe and Allies . Spore print buff to pink to salmon or pinkish brown: 5. 28. Cap brownish yellow to yellowish brown with a white bloom, especially at the center; gills becoming distinctly rust-colored, spore print distinctly rust-colored; membranous partial veil present, leaving a membranous ring on the stalk; spores warty to wrinkled, dextrinoid: Rozites caperata (Fries) Karsten Gill attachment to the stem and gill spacing are illustrated below. 35. Mushroom tough, corky to fibrous or leathery, not readily decaying; cap becoming sunken at the center; gills descending the stalk; stalk solid, tough, usually densely hairy; found on decaying wood which may be buried; spores cylindric, smooth, inamyloid: Genus Lentinus Button mushrooms in the grocery store are examples. As above except cap bright pale pink to flesh-pink becoming yellowish tan; stalk base sometimes coated with shorter matted whitish fibrils; not growing in clusters: Calocybe carnea (Bulliard : Fries) Donk (see comments under Calocybe persicolor) British Columbia: 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911. 7. The flesh is white and firm while the coloration of the top vary to light white to brown. The stipe is 3 to 8 cm (1.2 to 3.1 in) long × 4–15 mm thick, and white. 26. 25. 29. 5. ); spores smooth, cylidrinic to oval, inamyloid: Genus Marasmius and Allies Not as in any of the above choices; partial veil absent: 33. 4. 44. Gills becoming distinctly rust-colored, spore print distinctly rust-colored; young specimens with an obvious cortina, usually leaving at most a fibrous annular zone on the stalk; stalk often with a bulbous base; spores warty to finely wrinkled: Genus Cortinarius The gills are decurrent in attachment to the stipe, spaced together rather closely, and whitish, although they often develop a pinkish hue in age. 40. Cap smooth, usually viscid; gill edges smooth, often remaining whitish at maturity; partial veil sparce, fibrous, usually evident only in young specimens, not leaving a ring; stalk often staining blue to greenish blue when bruised; spores smooth, with a truncate apical pore: Genus. 20. The cap starts out rounded with a central depression, and becomes more vase-like depressed with a wavy edge. Not as in either of the above choices: 23. Gills often mottled; stalk slender and decidedly brittle, easily snapping in half; partial veil sometimes evident; spores smooth to roughened, with an apical pore: Genus Psathyrella Or they may be attached directly or by a … 7. 10. Cap usually thick-fleshed and robust, often cracked at maturity; gills attached; stalk usually thick and sturdy unless mushroom is small and growing in grass; usually found in troops or clusters in woody soil, on humus, dung, lawns, or especially on wood chips, but rarely on logs or stumps; spores smooth, typically with a wide pore: Genus Agrocybe 40. 39. Solitary to clustered on deciduous wood; gills decurrent, white discoloring yellowish, covered at first by a white membranous veil; cap 2–5" (5–12.5 cm) wide, coated with tiny matted grayish fibrils on a whitish ground color, becoming slightly scurfy and whitish to dull yellowish tan overall in age; flesh white; odor fragrant to slightly pungent; taste not distinctive; stalk eccentric to central, whitish, sometimes with a … 26. 23. Gill edges whitish, finely serrate; partial veil absent; cap minutely powdery or velvety; spores smooth, lacking an apical pore: Simocybe centunculus (Fries) Karsten Not as in any of the above choices; stalk neither fragile nor brittle: 13. Gills are white and decurrent. Geographical distribution: The species in a broad sense has worldwide distribution. Stalk quite slender and fragile but not brittle as described above; spores smooth, with an apical pore, the apex often flattened: Genus Conocybe Gills often mottled; stalk slender and decidedly brittle, easily snapping in half; partial veil sometimes evident; spores smooth to roughened, with an apical pore: Genus, 25. Lactarius 17. 9. Treatment: Contact your regional Poison Control Centre if you or someone you know is ill after eating russulas. The flesh is white or beige, often pink-tinged. Gills attached but often appearing free; partial veil absent; cap usually conic, thin-fleshed; stem slender, often twisted, fragile, usually not white, base typically coated with white mycelium; spores angular, with a pointed apex: Genus. 26. ); spores smooth, dextrinoid, amyloid or inamyloid: Genus Lepiota and Allies Spore print pink, tan, yellow, or darker: 3. Agaricus arvensis often smells similar to anise. 10. A pale gray-white cap and decurrent, pale pink gills, combined with a strong smell of fresh bread dough, distinguish this species. Not as in any of the above choices: 44. 12. 32. 26. Cap and lower stalk densely coated with rusty brown, pointed, recurved scales, dry, margin incurved and often remaining so at maturity, coated with rusty brown fibers; gills notched, close, white, edges finely scalloped; spores 5–6 x 3.5–4 um, elliptic, smooth, hyaline, amyloid; scattered, in groups or clusters on decaying wood; edibility unknown: Leucopholiota decorosa (Peck) O.K. Next, oyster mushrooms are unique in that they have decurrent gills. Cap pinkish at first, fading to buff; gills decurrent, white to pinkish, some distinctly forked, typically crossveined; growing on or about dead conifer wood, needles, etc. If a specimen does not key out in Clitocybe and Allies, try keying it out from: 32. Gray The surface of the Split-gill mushroom is hairy, tough and slippery when moist. Cap less than 2" (5 cm) wide, typically almost fleshless, distinctly striate, often splitting radially at maturity, usually with fine clear hairs (use a hand lens); gills typically well spaced; spores smooth, with an apical pore: Genus. 8. Usually the Sweater is white, funnel-shaped and has fully decurrent gills. Not as in either of the above choices; odor often farinaceous; spores more or less elliptic, with longitudinal ridges, appearing angular only in end view: Genus, 27. 30. Cap brown, less than 1" (2.5 cm) wide, becoming minutely velvety to hairy in age; thin, membranous partial veil present in very young specimens; spores smooth, cylindric, weakly amyloid: Tectella patellaris (Fries) Murrill 7. The stipe is 3 to 8 cm (1.2 to 3.1 in) long x 4–15 mm thick, and white. Cap usually less than 3" (7.5 cm) wide, sunken at the center in age; gills sometimes forked, always descending stalk; stalk narrow, brittle; usually found among mosses, lichens or liverworts, but sometimes on soil or wood; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus, 9. Cap white, tan, brownish or reddish, usually distinctly scaly in age; gills free, white, close; partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on stalk; terrestrial, usually growing on dead plant debris (leaves, needles, wood chips, etc. Not as in any of the above choices: 42. This gallery provides gilled mushroom pictures and information covering a representative species in the category. From the side, the gills of this mushroom look very decurrent, but when you look at it in cross-section, you see that the gills only slant towards the stem because the cap slants so much. Not as in either of the above choices: 18. They can be picked off separate from the cap and each other. 38. Not as in any of the above choices; gills not serrate; cap not leathery to corky: 31. 27. 10. 26. 24. 12. The gills are decurrent in attachment to the stipe, spaced together rather closely, and whitish, although they often develop a pinkish hue in age. 22. Cap smooth, convex to flat, often with an umbo, texture like leather, white to yellowish to dark brown, often hygrophanous; gills crowded, attached, never decurrent, white; stalk usually tall, slender, longitudinally-striate; often found on humus, sometimes on lawns, never on decaying wood; spores warty, with a plage, amyloid: Genus. So a white mushroom with white gills is generally something to avoid.There are three exceptions to this rule that are edible, reasonably easy to recognise and have white gills. 26. This mushroom grew along one of the bike trails near Bragg Creek. 4. 15. Partial veil more or less membranous (check young specimens): 21. 2. Not as in either of the above choices: 25. 40. Most oyster mushrooms have white gills. Gills free to deeply notched, close; cap viscid, glabrous, conic to campanulate, more or less brown; partial veil absent; stalk with a long, tapering root; exclusively under conifers; spores roughened to finely wrinkled, lacking a pore, often with a snout-like projection: Genus Phaeocollybia Cap: 7–30 cm in diameter. 36. Spore print dark purplish brown: 20. Spore print brownish pink, brownish salmon or pinkish; gills often sinuate; spores angular in all views: Genus, 7. 20. Gills free; partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on the stalk; mushroom terrestrial: 5. Spore print brownish pink, brownish salmon or pinkish; gills often sinuate; spores angular in all views: Genus Entoloma and Allies 35. Cap white, less than 1" (2.5 cm) wide, smooth to minutely hairy, soft-fleshed; gills finely fringed (use a hand lens); spores round to rounded-angular, inamyloid: 31. & Bruns, T. D. Extreme specificity in epiparasitic Monotropoidaeae (Ericaceae): widespread phylogenetic and geographical structure. Cap variously colored, typically 2" (5 cm) wide at most, often conic or bell-shaped, cap margin usually striate when fresh; gills variously attached; stalk typically slender, 1/8" (3 mm) thick, and fragile; spores smooth, amyloid or inamyloid: Genus, 45. These are two yellow capped Brittlecaps with white stems and white gills. Odor not farinaceous; spores distinctly angular in all views: Genus, 27. Spore print yellowish brown to brown, lacking an orange to red tint: 5. Solitary to clustered on deciduous wood; gills decurrent, white discoloring yellowish, covered at first by a white membranous veil; cap 2–5" (5–12.5 cm) wide, coated with tiny matted grayish fibrils on a whitish ground color, becoming slightly scurfy and whitish to dull yellowish tan overall in age; flesh white; odor fragrant to slightly pungent; taste not distinctive; stalk eccentric to central, whitish, sometimes with a sparse, membranous, white, superior ring; edible: Pleurotus dryinus (Persoon : Fries) Kummer Back to top Odor not farinaceous; spores distinctly angular in all views: Genus Claudopus Cap: This thick-skinned mushroom is white with white to light brown textured marks all over. AMERICANMUSHROOMS.COM SITE INDEX Not as in any of the above choices: 45. Not as in the previous choice; growing on stumps, logs, or twigs, etc: 39. 32. Universal veil slimy to glutinous, cap and lower stalk likewise; gills free or nearly so, white; partial veil present or absent; spores smooth, inamyloid, typically globose, 6 µm long at most: Genus Limacella Cap 5/16-5/8" (8-15 mm) wide, entire fruiting body very similar to the previous choice, cap depressed over the disc with a tiny nipple-like projection at maturity; flesh whitish, odor spicy or not distinctive, taste not distinctive; spores 6-9 x 4-6 µm; scattered or in groups on decaying stems and leaves of grasses and other plants, sometimes on twigs; edibility unknown: Crinipellis scabella (Albertini and Schweinitz : Fries) Murrill = C. stipitaria (Fries) Patouillard The spore print is pink. 38. 2. Not as in any of the above choices; growing on the ground: 12. Macroscopically not as in any of the above choices; spores smooth to roughened or appearing dotted, globose to elliptic or almond-shaped, inamyloid: Genus Crepidotus Cap white, tan, brownish or reddish, usually distinctly scaly in age; gills free, white, close; partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on stalk; terrestrial, usually growing on dead plant debris (leaves, needles, wood chips, etc. I'm sure that someone somewhere has listed it as decurrent, though! Other identification features: Cap. The colour is white to cream, often with brown stains. Entire mushroom very tough, fibrous to leathery or corky, purplish when young, becoming tan to brown in age; cap smooth; stalk finely hairy when young; spores smooth, inamyloid: 40. Cap 1" (2.5 cm) wide at most, usually white to brown or purplish; stalk, if present, rudimentary, typically minutely velvety: Genus Panellus Not as in either of the above choices, but spore print white to cream: 2. Mushroom typically white overall; cap dry, smooth, thick-fleshed; gill layer readily separable from flesh of the cap; base of stalk attached to copious white mycelium which binds together a substantial mass of dead leaves/needles etc. Spore print buff to pink to salmon or pinkish brown: 26. Gills: Very crowded, with many short gills interspersed among the long gills, decurrent onto the stem, white. Gills attached, sinuate or decurrent; partial veil absent: 7. 40. 22. 23. The gills are white to … Cap usually thick-fleshed and robust; gills close to crowded, free or nearly so, white or pale gray at first often becoming pink and always turning dark brown to black with or without a purple tint when mature; stipe cleanly separable from the cap; spores smooth, lacking an apical pore or with only an obscure apical pore: Genus, 16. Avoid mushrooms with white gills, a skirt or ring on the stem and a bulbous or sack like base called a volva. 27. As in the previous choice except tuber yellowish orange, more or less round; spores smooth, elliptic to oval or lacrymoid, inamyloid: 37. 41. 10. 45. 23. Cap smooth, convex to flat, often with an umbo, texture like leather, white to yellowish to dark brown, often hygrophanous; gills crowded, attached, never decurrent, white; stalk usually tall, slender, longitudinally-striate; often found on humus, sometimes on lawns, never on decaying wood; spores warty, with a plage, amyloid: Genus Melanoleuca All parts staining or bruising blackish; spores smooth to finely warty or spiny, round to elliptic or cylindric but sometimes appearing triangular, inamyloid: Genus. Taste: Mild to acrid. Spore print yellowish brown to brown, lacking an orange to red tint: 15. Gills becoming distinctly rust-colored, spore print distinctly rust-colored; young specimens with an obvious cortina, usually leaving at most a fibrous annular zone on the stalk; stalk often with a bulbous base; spores warty to finely wrinkled: Genus. Fresh, young mushrooms producing a white, colorless, or colored "milk" or juice when injured (best observed by damaging the gills with a knife point, or by slicing the mushroom in half). In the forest, caps can be completely invisible, making only a bulge covered by duff and soil. 19. Spore print lilac or lilac-tinted, lilac-gray or violet-gray; cap often pinkish, usually finely scaly when dry; gills attached to decurrent, pinkish or flesh-colored to purplish, usually appearing thick and/or waxy; stalk fibrous, tough; spores inamyloid, minutely spiny except smooth in one species: Genus, 4. Spore print pale yellowish cream to orangish yellow; otherwise not as in the previous choice; spores smooth, cylindric, inamyloid: Genus Lentinus look at the underside of the mushroom making identification difficult. 41. Flesh mild to bitter; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus Lentinus 10. 18. Cap pinkish at first, fading to buff; gills decurrent, white to pinkish, some distinctly forked, typically crossveined; growing on or about decaying conifer wood or needle litter; odor strongly fragrant, reminiscent of bubble gum; spores 3–5 x 2–3 µm, elliptic, smooth, dextrinoid; edibility unknown: 35. 26. Gill edges whitish, finely serrate; partial veil absent; cap minutely powdery or velvety; spores smooth, lacking an apical pore: 19. Spore print greenish brown to yellowish brown; gills attached to decurrent, crossveined to almost poroid, yellowish at first; gill layer easily separable from the cap flesh; cap surface blueing with ammonia; spores smooth, asymetric, inamyloid; cystidia typically abundant, clamp connections absent: Genus Phylloporus Ringless honey mushroom clusters growing at the base of a dead tree stump. This easy-to-spot mushroom is often mistaken for the common oyster until there is closer examination (common oyster gills are decurrent, elm oysters are not decurrent). 8. Gilled mushrooms have spore prints that can be placed in four basic color groups: white to yellowish (called “white”), pinkish to salmon (called “pink”), yellow-brown to rusty-brown (called “brown”), and purple-brown to purple-black to black (called “black”). 25. Oyster Mushroom gills drop a lot of spores, so it’s very easy to get a spore print from these mushrooms. Cap about 1–3" (2.5–7.5 cm) wide, flesh-colored to apricot to reddish pink, surface wrinkled, veined or netted; gills attached; mushroom growing on wood; spores globose or nearly so, minutely warty or spiny, inamyloid: Rhodotus palmatus (Bulliard : Fries) Maire ; odor often disagreeable or farinaceous; taste bitter or farinaceous; spores amyloid-warted to variously amyloid-ornamented, plage absent: Genus Leucopaxillus 19. Cap often pinkish, usually finely scaly when dry; gills attached to decurrent, pinkish or flesh-colored to purplish, usually appearing thick and/or waxy; stalk fibrous, tough; spores inamyloid, minutely spiny except smooth in one species: Genus Laccaria 7. Gills distinctly free; saccate volva present; partial veil absent; growing on wood, sawdust, compost, or on other mushrooms; spores smooth, thick-walled, inamyloid: Genus Volvariella 13. Ring or veil: None. Ringless Honey Mushrooms are “attached” more specifically “adnate” meaning square on to slightly decurrent (running down the stem some) or sometimes notched — half adnate; Just remember they are attached and can run down the stem. 17. 37. As in the previous choice except tuber yellowish orange, more or less round; spores smooth, elliptic to oval or lacrymoid, inamyloid: Collybia cookei (Bresadola) Arnold 31. Gills widely spaced and poorly formed or absent; cap covered with brown powder when mature; spores smooth, oval, inamyloid: Asterophora lycoperdoides (Bulliard : Merat) Ditmar in Link 21. Stalk central to eccentric: 2. Either convex or vase shaped Growing on other mushrooms; spores smooth, angular in all views: 27. 28. Gills well formed; cap silky, not powdery, white to grayish or pale tan; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: 38. Cap usually brown but sometimes white to yellowish or lilac; cap radially fibrous, often splitting at the margin, often umbonate, usually less than 2½” (6.5 cm) wide; gills with a pale-fringed edge; partial veil a cortina, rarely leaving a ring on the stalk; odor often spermatic, sometimes fruity; spores smooth to bumpy, sometimes angular, lacking an apical pore: Genus Inocybe ), and Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), often only visible as a raised piece of forest floor; ectomycorrhizal4. 12. Gills thick, widely spaced and distinctly decurrent, yellowish to orange or salmon at first; flesh of lower stalk colored buff to orange; spores smooth, long and narrow; flesh amyloid: Genus Chroogomphus 16. like burnt rubber, mice, bathroom cleanser, bubble gum or farinaceous); spores angular, with a pointed apex: Genus Leptonia 3. The cap is usually 5 to 25cm (2 to 10”) across and it grows in a shelf-like formation often with overlapping clusters. Spore print with an orange to red tint when fresh, ranging from bright orange to rust or reddish brown: 4. Cap usually thick-fleshed and robust; gills close to crowded, free or nearly so, white or pale gray at first often becoming pink and always turning dark brown to black with or without a purple tint when mature; stipe cleanly separable from the cap; spores smooth, lacking an apical pore or with only an obscure apical pore: Genus Agaricus 22. 26. They are quite fragile mushrooms and crumbly easily when handled. Orange mushroom with gills. Gills purplish, not serrate; stalk, if present, very tough and usually hairy; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: Genus Lentinus Cap yellow to tan or brown, with erect hairs at least over the center; gills attached, usually slightly decurrent; ring usually prominent, often yellow- to brown-edged; typically found in large clusters on or about dead trees; spores smooth to very finely wrinkled, inamyloid: Genus Armillaria Albogymnopilus - white with rusty gills. Warning: Before eating any wild mushrooms, be sure of their identity. Habitat: In all kinds of forests, both with oaks (Quercus spp.) Cap glabrous and hygrophanous, often appearing zoned; usually in clusters on wood; spores smooth, usually with an apiculus and/or an apical pore which, in some species, causes the spore to appear truncate: Genus, 17. Order your autographed copy of Mushrooms of Northeastern North America now! Gills often mottled; stalk slender and decidedly brittle, easily snapping in half; partial veil sometimes evident; spores smooth to roughened, with an apical pore: Genus. Stalk absent to lateral: 26. Cap glabrous, usually yellowish or with a yellow tint; gills pallid to greenish at first, becoming smoky gray at maturity; usually growing on wood or humus, or in moss; spores usually smooth with an apical pore: Genus, 19. Cap hairy to scaly, tan to pale brown, less than 1½” (4 cm) wide; mushroom tough, not decaying readily; taste quite acrid; normally luminescing green when fresh (view in complete darkness for five–ten minutes); spores smooth, sausage-shaped, amyloid: Panellus stipticus (Bulliard : Fries) Karsten The flesh of the Yellow Swamp Russula slowly bruises grey-black with age. 4. Partial veil absent even in very young specimens: 18. 3. Universal veil present, usually leaving remnants (warts on cap or stalk, or volva); partial veil present in young specimens or margin striate or both; gills free or nearly so; terrestrial; never clustered; spores globose to elliptic, smooth, amyloid or inamyloid: Genus Amanita Spore print white to cream, but mushroom not otherwise as in any of the above choices; gills attached; other characters exceedingly variable: 4. Cap usually white, gray, tan, brown, not typically colorful, often sunken to funnel-like; gills thin, usually distinctly decurrent; spores smooth to finely warty, typically inamyloid (amyloid in only a few species): Genus Clitocybe Found on magnolia cones or sweetgum fruit; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: Strobilurus conigenoides (Ellis) Singer Growing in clusters of 10 or more specimens; caps yellowish to pinkish brown, with minute erect hairs at the center; gills slightly decurrent; stalk base usually tapered; spores smooth, inamyloid: 40. Cup: None. Not as in any of the above choices: 29. 35. 2 Select mushrooms without red on the cap or stem. The cap is shell-shaped, with the gills coming together resembling a stem at the point of attachment. Spore print greenish, lacking brown tones: Genus Lepiota and Allies Gills attached but sometimes appearing free; partial veil absent; cap conic to broadly conic when young, becoming bell-shaped to nearly flat with an umbo in age, dark brown, hairy; stalk dark brown, hairy; base of stalk with bristle-like hairs; spores 13–16 x 7–9 µm, angular in all views; solitary, scattered or in groups on leaf litter or decaying hardwood; edibility unknown: 5. Cap smooth, dry to viscid, usually gray to brown or black; faces of gills becoming black-dotted in age, edges often whitish; partial veil absent; typically found on dung or in manured areas such as pastures, but sometimes on soil or in moss; spores smooth, with a flattened end and an apical pore: Genus Panaeolus Ringless honey mushrooms produce white colored spores that can be seen on the ground beneath their caps. Growing in clusters of 10 or more specimens; caps yellowish to pinkish brown, with minute erect hairs at the center; gills slightly decurrent; stalk base usually tapered; spores smooth, inamyloid: Armillaria tabescens (Scopoli) Emel Oyster mushrooms have a white to light brown to a darker brown, funnel-shaped cap, with whitish- yellow gills running up a short off-center stem. Cap usually thick-fleshed and robust; gills close to crowded, free or nearly so, white or pale gray at first often becoming pink and always turning dark brown to black with or without a purple tint when mature; stipe cleanly separable from the cap; spores smooth, without an apical pore or with only an obscure apical pore: Genus Agaricus 44. Some of the cover of litter usually remains adhering to the cap. Partial veil membranous (check young specimens): 16. 37. Ring or veil: None. Cap usually less than 3" (7.5 cm) wide, sunken at the center in age; gills sometimes forked, always descending stalk; stalk narrow, brittle; usually found among mosses, lichens or liverworts, but sometimes on soil or wood; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus Chrysomphalina and Allies Cap 2" (5 cm) wide at most, surface dry, coated with short, erect, brown scales over a grayish brown to yellowish ground color; scales fragile, soon powdery and easily removed; gills free, bright to dark red, becoming brown; partial veil membranous, leaving remnants on upper stalk and on the cap margin; stalk scurfy to nearly smooth; spore print dull red when fresh, drying purplish brown; spores 5–7 x 2–3 µm: Melanophyllum echinatum (Roth : Fries) Singer Cap margin distinctly inrolled when young; gills decurrent, forked, distinctly crossveined to almost pore-like at the stalk, gill layer easily separable from cap flesh; stalk eccentric to almost lateral, distinctly velvety; spores smooth, lacking a pore: Paxillus atrotomentosus (Bataille : Fries) Not as in any of the above choices: 19. 42. 41. 14. 4. Cap 1/2-1/1/2" (1.2-4 cm) wide, zoned with long radially arranged hairs; gills close, narrow, nearly free from the stalk; stalk hairy, hollow; spores 4-6 x 3-5 um; on decaying hardwood: 41. 3. Gills close; stalk attached to a reddish brown, apple seed-like tuber; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: Collybia tuberosa (Bulliard : Fries) Kummer This means they’re attached to the stem and run most of the way down it. 22. Found on walnut hulls; spores smooth to minutely roughened, elliptic, amyloid: 38. morel mushrooms • mushroom I.D. I started to think i found my first oysters, until i noticed a difference between the larger, thinner mushrooms and the smaller, heartier mushrooms. Growing on other mushrooms; spores smooth, angular in all views: Claudopus parasiticus (Quélet) Ricken 31. Cap white or light gray or yellow, convex to funnel-shaped that may have inrolled margin, sticky when moist. This mushroom has a mealy odor, somewhat like cucumber. 41. Cap less than 3" (7.5 cm) wide, slightly scaly when mature; spores smooth, amyloid, inamyloid or dextrinoid, without an apical pore: Genus Lepiota Found growing on other mushrooms or on decaying remains of other mushrooms: 37. If possible, save the mushrooms or some of the leftover food containing the mushrooms to help confirm identification. 1. Not as in either of the above choices: 43. Gill edges appearing distinctly white-fringed (use a hand lens); spores smooth, inamyloid, usually elliptic; gills with prominent cheilocystidia: Genus, 28. Walking out the back door and looking at some lawn mushrooms starts the identification guide. Spore print white to cream, but mushroom not otherwise as in any of the above choices; gills attached; other characters exceedingly variable: 32. Flesh bitter or acrid; spores finely warted or spiny, amyloid: Genus Lentinellus 43. 16. Not as in any of the above choices; growing on decaying remains of another mushroom, the “Shaggy Mane” (Coprinus comatus): Psathyrella epimyces (Peck) Smith 4. 5. Spore print light grayish lilac; spores smooth, cylindric or nearly so, inamyloid: Genus Pleurotus Cap typically glabrous; gills usually notched or slightly decurrent, often white-fringed; membranous partial veil present when young; stalk 1/8" (3mm) thick at most; spores warty or at least roughened, but with a plage: Genus Galerina 33. So the gill attachment here would just be adnexed or subdecurrent. Cap margin adorned with long, coarse hairs; cap usually becoming sunken at the center in age; gills often crossveined, white to dull pinkish when young; stalk fragile, whitish, hollow; spores small (6 um maximum), round or nearly so, with minute spines or bumps: 20. Stem: 2-8 cm long x 2-5 cm wide, white. Spore print buff to pink to salmon or pinkish brown: 27. 10. My best guess is that this is a Clitocybe sp. Gills attached to decurrent; gills, cap flesh, or stalk exuding latex when cut; universal veil, partial veil and ring absent; spore print white, cream, or yellow to ochre; spores with various amyloid ornamentations: Genus Lactarius The mushroom has no ring. Spore print dull brown to yellowish brown or pinkish brown; spores smooth to roughened or appearing dotted, globose to elliptic or almond-shaped, inamyloid: Genus Crepidotus Lawn Mushrooms: Agaricus. 1,046 mushroom photos! Agaricus arvensis has white gills (like the deadly Amanita virosa) when young, but they become a dull chocolatey color in adulthood. Spore print pale yellowish cream to orangish yellow: 4. 32. Cap typically convex, 2½” (6.5 cm) wide at most, hygrophanous, usually with tiny white veil patches, especially near the margin; fibrous or membranous partial veil present when young; spore print pale yellowish to cinnamon-brown; spores smooth, lacking a pore: Genus, 11. Spore print pale yellowish cream to orangish yellow; otherwise not as in the previous choice; spores smooth, cylindric, inamyloid: Genus. 12. 41. Stem: 2-8 cm long x 2-5 cm wide, white. Not as in any of the above choices; gills not serrate; cap not leathery to corky: 30. Not as in any of the above choices; growing on wood: 9. Cap coated with loose granules; stipe sheathed halfway or farther up from below, the sheath sometimes flaring at the top; gills variously attached but never free; spores smooth, thin-walled, amyloid or inamyloid: Genus, 3. 24. There is also one mushroom with a distinctly greenish spore print (Chlorophyllum molybdites, the Green-spored Lepiota), and one with a distinctly … Not as in any of the above choices; gills serrate and/or cap leathery to corky: 29. Spores: Spores can be found inside round sacks Size: Can grow up to 10 inches or more in diameter. 6. Cap coated with loose granules; stipe sheathed halfway or farther up from below, the sheath sometimes flaring at the top; gills variously attached but never free; spores smooth, thin-walled, amyloid or inamyloid: Genus Cystoderma Cap more or less white, fairly robust, up to 6" (15 cm) wide, typically cracked or with visible water spots in age; stalk present; usually growing on living hardwoods; spore print cream; spores smooth, globose to elliptic, inamyloid: Genus Hypsizygus Spores: 8-10 x 6.5-9 µm, with scattered warts. Spore print yellowish; cap smooth to finely velvety in age, up to 4" (10 cm) wide, variously yellow to green or purple in color; gills yellow, neither forked nor crossveined; mushroom tough, not decaying readily; found only in autumn after frosts, on decaying wood; spores smooth, sausage-shaped, amyloid: 26. Found on walnut hulls; spores smooth to minutely roughened, elliptic, amyloid: Mycena luteopallens (Peck) Saccardo Not as in any of the above choices; partial veil absent: 36. Cap usually scaly, often viscid; fibrous to membranous partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on the stalk or remnants on the cap margin; lower stalk scaly; mushrooms often robust and in large clusters on decaying wood; spores smooth, usually with an apiculus and/or an apical pore which, in some species, causes the spore to appear truncate: Genus, 12. Mushroom typically white overall; cap dry, smooth, thick-fleshed; gill layer readily separable from flesh of the cap; base of stalk attached to copious white mycelium which binds together a substantial mass of dead leaves/needles etc. 7. 31. The dark cream or pale brown cap can be 10cm diameter at maturity. Cap typically glabrous; gills usually notched or slightly decurrent, often white-fringed; membranous partial veil present when young; stalk 1/8" (3mm) thick at most; spores warty or at least roughened, but with a plage: Genus, 11. Not as in either of the above choices, but spore print white to cream: 3. 9. 43. Cap brownish yellow to yellowish brown with a white bloom, especially at the center; gills becoming distinctly rust-colored, spore print distinctly rust-colored; membranous partial veil present, leaving a membranous ring on the stalk; spores warty to wrinkled, dextrinoid: 12. 4. Cap and gills orange overall; gills somewhat decurrent, repeatedly and regularly forked but not crossveined; growing on or about decaying conifer wood or needle litter; spores elliptic to cylindric, smooth, mostly dextrinoid: Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (Wulfen : Fries) Maire 20. 45. Gills often mottled; stalk slender and decidedly brittle, easily snapping in half; partial veil sometimes evident; spores smooth to roughened, with an apical pore: Genus, 23. Mushrooms Up! Some people manage to confuse this mushroom with the "Sweater", Clitocybe dealbata, which is a poisonous muscarine-containing mushroom that will give you amongst other symptoms nasty sweats. Gill edges serrate (use a hand lens): 33. Oyster mushrooms have white gills. Gills free; partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on the stalk; mushroom terrestrial: 6. Gill edges appearing distinctly white-fringed (use a hand lens); spores smooth, inamyloid, usually elliptic; gills with prominent cheilocystidia: Genus Tricholomopsis Cap brown, sometimes white to yellowish or lilac, radially fibrous, often splitting at the margin, often umbonate, usually less than 2–½” (6.5 cm) wide; gills with a pale-fringed edge; partial veil a cortina, rarely leaving a ring on the stalk; odor often spermatic, sometimes fruity; spores smooth to bumpy, sometimes angular, lacking an apical pore: Genus. 2. 11. 8. Cap distinctly fuzzy, yellow to orange; spores smooth, cylindric, inamyloid: Phyllotopsis nidulans (Persoon : Fries) Singer 2. Not as in either of the above choices; odor often farinaceous; spores more or less elliptic, with longitudinal ridges, appearing angular only in end view: Genus Clitopilus 12. Cap margin distinctly inrolled when young; gills decurrent, forked, distinctly crossveined to almost pore-like at stalk, gill layer easily separable from cap flesh; spores smooth, lacking a pore: Paxillus involutus (Bataille : Fries) Fries Entire mushroom usually very moist; most species semitranslucent and colorful (yellow, orange, red, purple) with colors fading conspicuously as specimens dry out; gills appearing waxy, thickened, attached, often distant and crossveined; gills typically leaving a waxy residue on one’s fingers when rubbed; partial veil rarely present; most species terrestrial; not usually clustered; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus Hygrophorus 42. Cap glabrous and hygrophanous, often appearing zoned; usually in clusters on wood; spores smooth, usually with an apiculus and/or an apical pore which, in some species, causes the spore to appear truncate: Genus Pholiota Short-stalked russula2 photograph by Alexander H. Smith with permission from the Denver Botanical Garden. 6. Stem is similarly colored as the cap or more reddish brown, more or less equal. 9. The mushroom is grayish white and grows up to 4 centimeters across. Cap typically glabrous; gills usually notched or slightly decurrent, often white-fringed; membranous partial veil present when young; stalk 1/8" (3 mm) thick at most; spores warty or at least roughened, with a plage: Genus, 14. Cap fibrous to finely scaly, usually yellow to reddish orange; flesh typically distinctly yellowish; gills often yellowish or orangish, gill edges often appearing ragged or fringed; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus. Not as in either of the above choices: 23. The biggest difference i notice between the 2 mushrooms is underneath the cap margin. Not as in either of the above choices; partial veil present: 32. 9. 45. 24. 21. Cap convex, less than 4" (10 cm) wide; cap and stalk scaly to powdery or granular; partial veil more fibrous than membranous, leaving at most a zone of fibers near the top of the stalk; spores smooth, with or without an apical pore: Phaeomarasmius erinaceellus (Peck) Singer Cap typically convex, 2½” (6.5 cm) wide at most, hygrophanous, usually with tiny white veil patches, especially near the margin; fibrous or membranous partial veil present when young; spore print pale yellowish to cinnamon-brown; spores smooth, lacking a pore: Genus. Not as in either of the previous choices; growing on the ground, twigs, needles, leaves, humus: 40. Cap glabrous, usually yellowish or with a yellow tint; gills pallid to greenish at first, becoming smoky gray at maturity; usually growing on wood or humus, or in moss; spores usually smooth with an apical pore: Genus Hypholoma Cap margin distinctly inrolled when young; gills decurrent, forked, distinctly crossveined to almost pore-like at the stalk, gill layer easily separable from the cap flesh; spores smooth, lacking a pore: Genus Paxillus The flesh is white. Gills free, close to crowded, yellowish at first; cap viscid, glabrous, becoming striate; partial veil absent; spores smooth, with an apical pore: Genus Bolbitius Cap gray to grayish brown, with darker radial fibers; gills white, very broad; stalk white, with thick white cords attached to the base; found on or about well-decayed logs and stumps; spores oval, smooth, inamyloid: Megacollybia platyphylla (Persoon : Fries) Kotlaba and Pouzar 45. 14. Gills well formed; cap silky, not powdery, white to grayish or pale tan; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: Asterophora parasitica (Bulliard : Fries) Singer Cap thin-fleshed, less than 2" (5 cm) wide, center depressed to sunken; gills decurrent; stalk 1/8" (3 mm) thick at most; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus Chrysomphalina and Allies Spore print greenish brown to yellowish brown; gills attached to decurrent, crossveined to almost poroid, yellowish at first; gill layer easily separable from the cap flesh; cap surface blueing with ammonia; spores smooth, asymetric, inamyloid; cystidia typically abundant, clamp connections absent: Genus, 4. Not as in any of the above choices; stalk slender and fragile or brittle: 13. Miller, Jr., Volk and Bessette 4. 25. Cap gray overall, 3" (7.5 cm) wide at most; gills staining reddish; growing in haircap moss; spores smooth, somewhat spindle-shaped, amyloid: Cantharellula umbonata (Gmelin : Fries) Singer Hygrophoropsis, a gilled bolete - perhaps the brightest orange gills of any mushroom. 7. 9. Spore print gray to black: 24. ... Assessing the morphology of a mushroom's gills is crucial in mushroom identification. Entire mushroom usually very moist; most species semitranslucent and colorful (yellow, orange, red, purple) with colors fading conspicuously as specimens dry out; gills appearing waxy, thickened, attached, often distant and crossveined; gills typically leaving a waxy residue on one’s fingers when rubbed; partial veil rarely present; most species terrestrial; not usually clustered; spores smooth, inamyloid: Genus, 3. Gills strongly decurrent; entire mushroom orange overall, normally luminescing green when fresh (view in complete darkness for five–ten minutes); spores smooth, globose to subglobose, inamyloid: Omphalotus olearius (De Candolle : Fries) Singer Gills often mottled; stalk slender and decidedly brittle, easily snapping in half; partial veil sometimes evident; spores smooth to roughened, with an apical pore: Genus Psathyrella Not as in either of the above choices: 39. Cap and stalk bright yellow, gills cream to yellow; cap scurfy to granular-mealy; growing on decaying deciduous logs or sticks; spores smooth, oval to elliptic, inamyloid: Cyptotrama asprata (Berkeley) Redhead and Ginns Gills close, attached, often notched, edges often whitish, finely serrate; partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on the stalk and sometimes remnants on the cap margin; rhizomorphs often attached to base of stalk; spores smooth, with a truncate apical pore: Genus. 3. 21. Cap typically convex, 2½” (6.5 cm) wide at most, hygrophanous, usually with tiny white veil patches, especially near the margin; fibrous or membranous partial veil present when young; spore print pale yellowish to cinnamon-brown; spores smooth, lacking a pore: Genus Tubaria Cap usually brown but sometimes white to yellowish or lilac; cap radially fibrous, often splitting at the margin, often umbonate, usually less than 2½” (6.5 cm) wide; gills with a pale-fringed edge; partial veil a cortina, rarely leaving a ring on the stalk; odor often spermatic, sometimes fruity; spores smooth to bumpy, sometimes angular, lacking an apical pore: Genus, 12. 39. Partial veil more or less fibrous or cortinate (check young specimens): 22. Gills repeatedly and regularly forked: 34. 43. 27. Not as in either of the above choices: 43. Cap usually scaly, often viscid; gills attached; fibrous to membranous partial veil present, usually leaving a ring on the stalk or remnants on the cap margin; lower stalk scaly; often robust and in large clusters on decaying wood; spores smooth, usually with an apiculus and/or an apical pore which, in some species, causes the spore to appear truncate: Genus Pholiota 34. Found on magnolia cones or sweetgum fruit; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: 39. 34. Spore print pale yellowish cream to orangish yellow: 8. ; odor often disagreeable or farinaceous; taste bitter or farinaceous; spores amyloid-warted to variously amyloid-ornamented, plage absent: Genus, 43. 31. Lower stalk markedly swollen, cylindric to club-shaped, mostly buried; spores smooth, elliptic, inamyloid: Squamanita umbonata (Sumstine) Bas 16. 4. Gill edges whitish, finely serrate; partial veil absent; cap minutely powdery or velvety; spores smooth, lacking an apical pore: Simocybe centunculus (Fries) Karsten The cap and gills of the The Destroying Angel, the Spring Amanita, the Clitocybe Dealbata and the Clitocybe Rivulosa (right) are all white, and all are deadly. 35. Cap glabrous, usually yellowish or with a yellow tint; gills pallid to greenish at first, becoming smoky gray at maturity; partial veil evident or not; usually growing on wood, humus, or in moss; spores usually smooth with an apical pore: Genus Hypholoma Not as in either of the previous choices; growing on the ground, twigs, needles, leaves, humus: 43. Not as in any of the above choices; stalk slender and fragile or brittle: 12. Gills decurrent, first cream coloured, then darkening to ochre-yellow. The cap colour of both is uniform bright yellow. Cap flesh-pink to pale vinaceous pink, becoming pale pinkish brown to pinkish tan or yellowish tan at the center, less than 2" (5 cm) wide; margin usually inrolled at first; flesh thin, white; gills white to cream, close to crowded, attached at first, becoming decurrent in age, finely scalloped, becoming eroded in age; stalk less than 2" (5 cm) long, no more than ¼” (7 mm) thick, pink overall at first, becoming dingy yellow to yellowish tan, with a narrow white zone at the apex, typically coated with long white hairs near or at the base; often growing in clusters; spores smooth, elliptic to oval, inamyloid: Calocybe persicolor Partial veil more or less fibrous or cortinate (check young specimens): 20. This mushroom has a mealy odor, somewhat like cucumber. Gills: Very crowded, with many short gills interspersed among the long gills, decurrent onto the stem, white. Mushrooms of Northeastern North America, 1. 18. Gills becoming bright orange, spore print bright orange; flesh bitter; cap blackish with KOH; spores roughened to warty, lacking an apical pore and lacking a plage: Genus, 10. Even though this is a "gilled" mushroom, it's spores are released through tiny pores. 10. 2. 3. 13. 29. Spore print pink, tan, yellow, or darker: 4. Cap variously colored, usually flat at maturity, margin typically incurved to inrolled at first; gills variously attached but never decurrent, typically white, narrow and close; stalk slender but not hair-like; spores smooth, inamyloid or dextrinoid, usually elliptic to lacrymoid: Genus, 44. Gills decurrent, spaced together rather closely, and whitish, although they often develop a pinkish hue in age. Cap white, less than 1" (2.5 cm) wide, smooth to minutely hairy, soft-fleshed; gills finely fringed (use a hand lens); spores round to rounded-angular, inamyloid: Cheimonophyllum candidissimus (Berkeley and Curtis) Singer Cap 2" (5 cm) wide at most, surface dry, coated with short, erect, brown scales over a grayish brown to yellowish ground color; scales fragile, soon powdery and easily removed; gills free, bright to dark red, becoming brown; partial veil membranous, leaving remnants on the upper stalk and cap margin; stalk scurfy to nearly smooth; spore print dull red when fresh, drying purplish brown; spores 5–7 x 2–3 µm: Melanophyllum echinatum (Roth : Fries) Singer Cap about 1–3" (2.5–7.5 cm) wide, flesh-colored to apricot to reddish pink, surface wrinkled, veined or netted; gills attached; mushroom growing on wood; spores globose or nearly so, minutely warty or spiny, inamyloid: 7. Cap distinctly fuzzy, yellow to orange; spores smooth, cylindric, inamyloid: 27. 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