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  • Lactarius deliciosus

    Published on December 18, 2018
    Lactarius deliciosus is widely distributed and collected as food.

  • Chroogomphus rutilus

    Published on December 18, 2018
    This mycorrhizal fungus commonly called “pine spike” is found underneath pine.

  • Chalciporus piperatus

    Published on December 18, 2018
    This small bolete can be observed amongst Amanita muscaria, possibly parasitizing the mycorrhizal relationship it has with the host tree.

  • Suillus luteus

    Published on December 18, 2018
    Suillus luteus, “The Slippery Jack”, is the type species for Suillus.

  • Macrolepiota procera

    Published on December 14, 2018
    Macrolepiota procera is found throughout the United States and Europe and is edible.

  • Panellus serotinus

    Published on December 14, 2018
    Panellus serotinus is considered a late fall oyster, growing October through December.

  • Climacodon septentrionalis

    Published on December 14, 2018
    Climacodon septentrionale is exciting to see because it is extremely large and in clusters on the tree bark.

  • Sarcodon scabrosus

    Published on December 12, 2018
    This mycorrhizal fungus is often found growing among hardwoods such as oak and beech trees, and coniferous trees such as pine.

  • Gymnopilus luteus

    Published on December 12, 2018
    This large saprobic mushroom is a pleasant sight growing from rotting logs in the latter days of summer during walks through hardwood forests.

  • Tuber floridanum

    Published on December 11, 2018
    This recently described truffle was found scattered amongst an oak-dominated forest from mid-Summer through late Fall.