Date Reported: Sep 9, 2014  
Name: Tim
General Location:
International/State: Minnesota
General Information: Hopefully my first chicken of the woods find?
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 8, 2014  
Name: Rolland
General Location: sw washington
International/State: Washington
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: white and golden chants
General Information: Lack of rain has kept them from really popping, but we still found 5lbs of whites and 3 small goldens. They sure are tough to clean when they're covered with dry fir needles! No pics this outing, but I'll post some when the rain comes.
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 7, 2014  
Name: Gregg & Gaylene
General Location: Eagle Creek
International/State: Indiana
Other Mushrooms: Chants, puff ball, Coral Crown, Russula Rosacia and unidentified
General Information: Hi Chris and others! This site is the best! can you look at and help us id some of these? Please!
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 7, 2014  
Name: kevin
General Location: eastern Iowa
International/State: Iowa
General Information: Found in a fairy ring gilled bottom wire top not sure what it is new to this if not a morel
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 6, 2014  
Name: Sioux City Stu
General Location: Sioux City residential
International/State: Iowa
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
General Information: Chris, I found this beautiful thing on my neighbors Elm tree. Think 'tis an oyster because it doesn't have any markings for a pheasant back. (maybe it's too young?) What is your favorite way to cook this one up?
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 5, 2014  
Name: Holly Justesen
General Location: United States
International/State: Wisconsin
Other Mushrooms: Unknown
General Information: Have not seen this before and cannot find info on it. Growing in garden.
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 4, 2014  
Name: John Weide
General Location: Posen
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: Coral,lobster,oyster,chanterelles
General Information: Since two weeks ago,when the weather became more humid with rains,we have been finding many late summer shrooms.here is some corals i picked today.lots of these out there.
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 2, 2014  
Name: Anti-m
General Location: United States
International/State: Oregon
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles!
General Information: A little early for the PNW. Many were molding, unfortunately, but got a good basketfull to make ravioli.
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 1, 2014  
Name: John Kwei
General Location: backyard in the bamboo grove, Los Altos, Calif
International/State: California
Morels Found: in the bamboo groves in my backyard.
General Information: I was found under the groves of bamboos in my backyard, this month and last month. It has strong smell and the crown pores has blackish juice with strong smell. both stem and crown are hallow specially the stem. The first found was not photographed and left in the open area uder the sun over night and disappeared. I twas a huge on at least 6 inches high and with the crown fully grown and full of back juice. guess the small animal ate it. The photograph I attached is a small one with crown half open. I washed the black juice and the it still smell like crazy. Can you tell me if it is edible. Sincerely
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 1, 2014  
Name: MNSTICKS
General Location:
International/State: None_given
Other Mushrooms: Yes
General Information: My guess is pink oyster, but I have never found one here. Found a couple growing on my woodpile (ash). Has a pink top, pink gills, and pink flesh, off-white/yellow spore print. Everything fits what I've read save for the pink flesh. Smells similar to the white oysters we typically find here.
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 1, 2014  
Name: monique
General Location: mount charleston vegas
International/State: Nevada
General Information: they are all white found under the dirt in wooded mountain area I want to make sure they are edible :)
 

       
Date Reported: Sep 1, 2014  
Name: Myron Wasiuta
General Location: Spotsylvania
International/State: Virginia
General Information: Lumpy cap surface not slimy. Underside has thick branching gills. Cap is about 3 inches across.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 31, 2014  
Name: Max Camper
General Location: Cleveland
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: I really want to know what this is
General Information: I found this at a tree stump with a few others of these near by. Can you help me with identifying this cool specie
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 31, 2014  
Name: Tzvi
General Location:
International/State: Kentucky
Other Mushrooms: Chants
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 31, 2014  
Name: bruce earl lee
General Location: Ft. Washington Md
International/State: Maryland
Other Mushrooms: Mature Ringless Honey Mushroom?
General Information: Found growing on a rotting stump at ground level next to a driveway in damp land
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 30, 2014  
Name: Mark
General Location: Dexter Township
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: No mushrooms, but Indian pipe.
General Information: In my 64 years I had seen this only three times, but yesterday my wife and I found it in three locations, after a wet summer.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 30, 2014  
Name: Carson Barnes
General Location: Griffin
International/State: Georgia
Morels Found: none
False Morels: none
Other Mushrooms: Huitlacoche
General Information: Watered the corn and lo and behold!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 29, 2014  
Tom B
General Location: Presque Isle
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: Not sure need ID
General Information: Found these growing along the edge of the grass where there is a mix of mossy compacted soil that transitions to cedar wood chips. They grew close to the ground in groups Thin stalk has ring (veil) remnants and the spores are a off white creamy color. Fibrous top I thought they could be chlorophyllum molybdites but the spores are not green.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 29, 2014  
Name: Tuck
General Location: United States
International/State: Washington
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Kings, Shrimp Russulas, & Maybe a Prince!?
General Information: Most things were just poking up about 10 miles east of Chinook Pass, except for one king that was a foot across. About half of it turned out to be usable. Roughly 5 lbs., with that one bolete accounting for half. Still a bit warm and dry for serious action. Pictures following are of a mushroom that looks like a prince, but I gather they are coastal and not generally found in the east Cascades. ID, help please. Forgot to put in a coin for scale. Cap is roughly 3" across. Vestigial ring not as visible as when picked.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 28, 2014  
Name: Dusty
General Location: United States
International/State: Iowa
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: ID
General Information: Found this last night and I think they are yellow oyster mushrooms but wanted to be 100% sure. Can you please verify. Thanks!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 27, 2014  
Jackie
General Location: Fredericksburg
International/State: Virginia
General Information: In yard...Jack O Lantern?
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 27, 2014  
Name: Charles
General Location: Kentucky
International/State: None_given
General Information: Found next to oak tree. Is this hen of the woods or black staining polypore
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 26, 2014  
Name: krissy
General Location: lake Geneva
International/State: Wisconsin
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: hen of the woods
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 26, 2014  
Name: Jim S
General Location: United States
International/State: Michigan
Morels Found: I think so
General Information: Found this in my backyard, third one this year and the nicest. It may sound strange, but it smells like the most delicious sweet corn.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 25, 2014  
Name: Rob, Renee and Coho
General Location: United States
International/State: Washington
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: o
Other Mushrooms: 15lbs of lobsters and 2 lbs of chantarells
General Information: close to the ocean.. sorry for the blurry pic
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 25, 2014  
Name: krissy faehling
General Location: lake geneva
International/State: Wisconsin
Other Mushrooms: hens
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 24, 2014  
Name: Eric Riley
General Location:
International/State: Iowa
Morels Found: 1
General Information: Sent a pic of a morel to sister in law and she etched it on black marble. One of the cooler things I have seen
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 24, 2014  
Name: Eric & Jen Chandler
General Location: United States
International/State: Washington
Other Mushrooms: White & Yellow Chants
General Information: Went back to our fave 'shroom place...no rain since, but even so we found 2lbs, 11 oz of Chants, mostly Yallers. Yesterday we went to the Olympia Farmer's Market and saw they were selling them for $24/lb! Have never seen them go for that much. Anyway, between our two treks we have conjured up $184.50 worth of 'shrooms! Realllllyyyy looking forward to some rain,so's we can get more chants and other Fall goodies.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 24, 2014  
Name: Mike rodgers
General Location: Richland county
International/State: Illinois
General Information: Found these growing by what I think is a dead sasaphrass (spl??) tree.. Can u please identify?? My 1st thought was ring less honey but not sure?? Thanks and love this site!!!!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 24, 2014  
Name: Sonny
General Location: SE Pa
International/State: None_given
Other Mushrooms: ?Ringless Honey Mushroom?
General Information: Hi Chris, are these Ringless Honey Mushroom? They do bruise brown, stem is fiber like. However, flesh is yellow and white inside, also turning brown. I'll spore test it later (hoping for white). But what are your thoughts.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 24, 2014  
Name: Bob Williamson
General Location:
International/State: Connecticut
General Information: Found these mushrooms growing in my cousins lawn
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 24, 2014  
Mark Y
General Location: Richmond
International/State: Virginia
Morels Found: no
False Morels: no
Other Mushrooms: American Caesar, yellow chants, ringless honeys
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 23, 2014  
Name: Chris W.
General Location: United States
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: 2
General Information: Found 5+ species of mushroom in a 1- foot radius in a well traveled local park. Never seen these two before, especially curious about the yellow one (even deeper yellow in person, sorry for poor pictures)
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 22, 2014  
Name: James Daly
General Location: western
International/State: Pennsylvania
Other Mushrooms: Black trumpets!
General Information: Stumbled upon a nice patch of these today on a quick lunch break walk. First ever find for this newbie forager.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 22, 2014  
Name: Patience
General Location: Champaign
International/State: Illinois
Other Mushrooms: White caps
General Information: White top, brown on the gill side. Found in a shady area underneath some trees.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 22, 2014  
Dave
General Location: Lorain county
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: Ringless Honey mushroom
General Information: The 7th edible specie in my backyard. Seems more rampant every year.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Alek
General Location: Avery co
International/State: North Carolina
Other Mushrooms: Chants, cauliflowers, hedgehogs, oysters, hens!
General Information: Earliest hens I've seen. First of the year?
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Wesley
General Location: United States
International/State: North Carolina
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: ???
General Information: These were in my backyard. Are the Chanterelles?
Chris' Comments: nope, peppery lactarius sp
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Name: Lisa Espada
General Location: Frederick
International/State: Maryland
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Chicken, Oysters, Hen
General Information: Here's another picture of the mushroom that looks like a giant oyster - underside - dinner plate size with a little guy found next to it
Chris' Comments: yep that's it
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Name: Lisa Espada
General Location: Frederick
International/State: Maryland
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Chicken, Oysters, Hen
General Information: I find this large mushroom every year. It has a nice smell to it and grows from small to very large. Looks like a giant oyster. Grows on wood. Creamy white with a slightly yellow tint on edges when large. Large one is the size of a dinner plate.
Chris' Comments: may be elm oyster
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Name: Chris
General Location: cook/lake county
International/State: Illinois
General Information: These looked cool. Any ideas?
Chris' Comments: suillus edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Name: Chris
General Location: lake county
International/State: Illinois
General Information: ??? Have you seen this before? The biggest one was almost 12 inches across and looked like a larger bird or animal had carved on it a little.
Chris' Comments: a bolete, probably good if it is not bitter
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Name: Chris
General Location: lake/cook county
International/State: Illinois
General Information: Can you ID this from this picture? I believe it is a white chanterelle, but I have found no mentions of this in the Midwest. They are growing just like the goldens a few yards away. I am planning on getting more pictures tomorrow.
Chris' Comments: maybe hygrophorus?
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 21, 2014  
Name: Chris
General Location: cook/lake county
International/State: Illinois
Other Mushrooms: chanterelles, many others
General Information: I am somewhat new to chanterelle hunting, but we have found tons of goldens growing in moist bottomlands near oaks. We also found cinnabars. I didn't pick more than 2 pounds but have found 30 or so great spots with 100s of chants In each,and I have the day off again tomorrow.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 20, 2014  
chris matherly
General Location: west virginia near davis
International/State: West Virginia
General Information: leotia, hedgehogs, chanterelles. Sorry guys, have been filming all last week and no internet to keep up with finds... all caught up now, heading to Colorado later this week, filming all next week in Colorado then Vermont!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 19, 2014  
Jackie
General Location: Fredericksburg
International/State: Virginia
General Information: Found under a quince bush. thought berkley's...but is it a hen. sorry for the other pics! don't know what happened there!
Chris' Comments: black staining polypore
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 19, 2014  
Name: Eric Siekkinen
General Location: eastern Knox Co
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: What is it
Chris' Comments: I have never seen this before... can't even guess a genus
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 19, 2014  
Randy
General Location: UP
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: Brick Cap
General Information: Found these on a rotten stump in a Beach, Maple and Pine growth. They are in clumps. I have found clumps and singles before and thought them to be a poison one but now thinking they are Brick Caps. What do you think Chris?
Chris' Comments: they are brick caps
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2014  
Leszek Jagoda & Roland
General Location: Virginiatown, Ontario
International/State: International
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: a lot
General Information: I'm back from my one week vacation. Plenty of Lobster mushrooms and Leccinum aurantiacum. After weeks of drought, finally the big rains came. The good days for mushroom pickers are just ahead - unfortunately - without me. (BACK TO WORK :-( !! )
Chris' Comments: nice
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2014  
Name: shawn Langbehn
General Location: Southern Wisconsin
International/State: Wisconsin
General Information: can you tell me what mushrooms these are? Thanks!
Chris' Comments: ?