• Otidea onotica

    Published on November 18, 2018
    Otidea onotica (Pers.) Fuckel is a small, yellow cup fungus found often near packed-down paths in forests, originally thought to be in the genus Peziza.

  • Punctelia rudecta

    Published on November 18, 2018
    Punctelia rudecta (Ach) Krog is a common blue-green foliose lichen found on hardwood trees and bark in eastern North America.

  • Marasmius Siccus (Schweinitz) Fries

    Published on November 18, 2018
    Marasmius siccus is a small, saprobic basidiomycete mushroom which can be found growing in groups on leaf litter or on dead hardwoods.

  • Laccaria Ochropurpurea (Berkeley) Peck

    Published on November 18, 2018
    Laccaria Ochropurpurea is a mycorrhizal basidiomycete with hardwoods and conifer, and is usually found growing alone.

  • Bjerkandera adusta

    Published on November 17, 2018
    Bjerkandera adusta (Willd.) P.Karst. is a shelfed polypore mushroom that has a velvety, snow-white cap surface when young, becoming smooth and off-white as it ages.

  • Gymnopus dryophilus and Syzygospora mycetophila

    Published on November 17, 2018
    Gymnopus dryophilus (Bull.) Murrill is a common mushroom with very common features.

  • Gyroporus castaneus

    Published on November 17, 2018
    Gyroporus castaneus (Bulliard) Quélet is a bolete commonly found in North America, and in Michigan in hardwood forests.

  • Russula emetica

    Published on November 15, 2018
    Russula emetica (R.H. Petersen) (Basidiomycota, Russulaceae), also called “the sickener”, which is an apt term, as ingestion of this mushroom can lead to severe gastrointestinal upset.

  • Pycnoporus cinnabarinus

    Published on November 15, 2018
    Pycnoporus cinnebarinus (Jacquin) Karsten (Basidiomycota, Polyporaceae) is very widespread in North America and most commonly found on dead hardwoods.

  • Schizophyllum commune (Fries)

    Published on November 4, 2018
    Schizophyllum commune (Fries) (Basidiomycota, Schizophyllaceae) grows throughout the spring, summer, and fall months in most climates and is most commonly found colonizing dead and decaying hardwood material.