Date Reported: Aug 16, 2014  
Name: Sabid
General Location: Jefferson Memorial Forest
International/State: Kentucky
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: a lot
General Information: Chris Could you explain this one and is it edible
Chris' Comments: ringed honey
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2014  
Name: Lori
General Location: Se heights/nob hill
International/State: New Mexico
Morels Found: 1
Other Mushrooms: 1
General Information: Found what I believe to be a black morel. Already picked it don't know much about mushrooms, so I didn't realize it was sought after. Possibly ruined it by picking it. Wondering why this is growing in my back yard...?
Chris' Comments: stinkhorn
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 15, 2014  
Name: Eric Chandler
General Location: Silverdale
International/State: Washington
Other Mushrooms: Large, Stalked Polypore
General Information: Found a large (10-inches across, stalked polypore that I cannot id....see pic. Was on the side of a dirt road going thru dense woods. The stalk is probably 5-inches long. Got any ideas?
Chris' Comments: used in dyes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 15, 2014  
Name: Eric Chandler
General Location: Silverdale
International/State: Washington
Other Mushrooms: White & Yellow Chants, Velvet Stemmed Flammulina (?)
General Information: Had heavy rain three days ago following several weeks of hot, dry weather. Figured our favorite 'shroom place needed a lookee-peek, and we were rewarded with nearly 5lbs of Chanterelles. Left many small ones behind for future takings. Picture shown is what I believe is a Velvet Stemmed Flammulina...found at the base of a large Doug Fir, with many more going around the Fir. The caps are 2-3 inches wide. The stem appears a lite yellow with a cottony, velvety covering. Please confirm.
Chris' Comments: prob correct
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 15, 2014  
Name: Patience
General Location: vemilluon county
International/State: Illinois
Other Mushrooms: not sure
General Information: Found between two burned up stumps on a grassy area, growing in a connected cluster..log stems , wide spread gills smells good. Are these edible
Chris' Comments: ringless honey
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2014  
Name: Eric
General Location: Oak woods
International/State: Iowa
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: More black stain polypore and crown coral
General Information: These are everywhere, brown on top the shape of a dryad saddle about 6" .
Chris' Comments: ?
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2014  
Gem Studded Puffball
General Location: Denham Springs
International/State: Louisiana
Other Mushrooms: Puffball
General Information: In a clearing- cluster growing, and about 10 feet from pine tree
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2014  
Name: J.Nelson Arboleda
General Location: Somers
International/State: New York
Other Mushrooms: What is it?
General Information: Found August 14/14
Chris' Comments: boletus sp
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2014  
Mark Y
General Location: Richmod, VA
International/State: Virginia
Morels Found: No
False Morels: No
Other Mushrooms: Bolete or sullius?
Chris' Comments: boletus
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2014  
Name: JMG in Charlotte
General Location: Charlotte, NC
International/State: North Carolina
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Ringless Honey?
General Information: Chris, Can you help me ID these. I think they are ringless honey mushrooms, but I want to be sure. I found some smaller ones (top) and some older ones (bottom). I think they are the same species. Spore print is white.
Chris' Comments: yes they are
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2014  
Name: chuck
General Location:
International/State: Colorado
General Information: Not sure... found in pine forest
Chris' Comments: cortinarius
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2014  
Name: Alissa Foley
General Location: southern ohio
International/State: Ohio
General Information: I have no clue what this is can anyone tell me the name of this, found in the shade on a damp cool hillside.
Chris' Comments: prob purple laccaria
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2014  
Name: Beck
General Location:
International/State: Vermont
Other Mushrooms: Chicken!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2014  
Name: Eric
General Location: West central iowa
International/State: Iowa
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Too many to count
General Information: Lots of golden caps the size of softballs, too eaten by bugs, Lots of dried out crown coral and These I think are berkeley
Chris' Comments: could be black staining
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2014  
Name: Bruce
General Location: Homewood il
International/State: Illinois
General Information: Chanterelles?
Chris' Comments: poisonous jack o lantern
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 12, 2014  
Name: James Daly
General Location: western
International/State: Pennsylvania
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles
General Information: Found about 10 lbs this last week. This was today's quick walk in the woods
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 12, 2014  
Name: Mushman
General Location: Marion
International/State: Virginia
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelle
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 12, 2014  
Name: Lisa Espada
General Location: Shenandoah
International/State: None_given
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles
General Information: This is a pic of some type of Milky I believe since it gave out milk when foraged. Found them growing near all the chanterelles. Can you plz identify? Thx!
Chris' Comments: these are edible lactarius
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 12, 2014  
Name: Lisa Espada
General Location: Shenandoah
International/State: Virginia
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles
General Information: This pic is of beige to white - but not bright white mushrooms that were growing in the same patches as all the chanterelles. There were a lot of them. Can you plz identify them?
Chris' Comments: not a good edible maybe clitocybe
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 12, 2014  
Name: Lisa Espada
General Location: Shenandoah
International/State: Virginia
Other Mushrooms: Trumpet Chanterelles
General Information: I think these are trumpet Chanties - the larger mushrooms on the plate smelled just like apricots. Can you please identify?
Chris' Comments: larger ones lactarius sp, others are yellowfoot chants
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2014  
Name: Mike Rodgers
General Location: South eastern Illinois
International/State: Illinois
Morels Found: 0
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles and ???
General Information: Found a few chanterelles on our walk. Not sure what the other two are? Can you identify? Large mushroom grew in clumps.
Chris' Comments: russula emetic and not sure
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2014  
Name: will
General Location: joliet
International/State: Illinois
Other Mushrooms: hen of the woods
General Information: small, but good tasting. winter is gone and its finally time for the hunt. love it!!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2014  
Name: Eva
General Location:
International/State: New Jersey
General Information: Hi Chris , not a very good picture , but maybe you can identify it! It was under oaks and pine trees , with boletes. Thx!
Chris' Comments: hard to say with blurry pic maybe a hedgehog
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 10, 2014  
Name: Awful Erik
General Location: Gainesville
International/State: Georgia
Other Mushrooms: Amanitas and Stinkhorns
General Information: Was picking some passion flower leaves for tea and found these below. I am thinking ringless honey mushrooms but they are very yellow and it seems early for them by my reading. They were several clumps of them all on maple stump and nearby roots. The gills more of a buff color than the photo shows (it is washed out a bit). Waiting on spore print now
Chris' Comments: they do look like ringless
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 10, 2014  
Name: Kalman
General Location: United States
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelle (?) + ??
General Information: I think those on the left are chanterelles even though the gills can not be seen very well. On the right, first I thought this is the same family, but now I am uncertain. Chris, Please could you help me?
Chris' Comments: chanterelles and ash boletes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2014  
Jimmy & Lois Newman
General Location: Forsyth County
International/State: Georgia
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
General Information: Found inside hollow oak. Pink free gills.
Chris' Comments: http://www.morelmushroomhunting.com/volvariella_bombycina.htm
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2014  
Name: kevin
General Location: iowa des Moines area
International/State: Iowa
General Information: Not sure what it is found on tree by campground
Chris' Comments: dryads saddles
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 8, 2014  
Name: Buddy
General Location: Western foothills
International/State: North Carolina
Other Mushrooms: Black trumpets.
General Information: Got out for an evening walk and picked 3/4 lb in an hour. They are getting into full swing now!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 8, 2014  
Name: Chris
General Location: Mid Michigan
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: Not sure
General Information: Found these guys in the same area as the previous post
Chris' Comments: crown tipped coral
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 8, 2014  
Name: Chris
General Location: Mid Michigan
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: chanterelle's?
General Information: Found these guys just off of a bike trail
Chris' Comments: yellowfoot chants
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 8, 2014  
Name: Brigitte
General Location: mixed woods northern ny
International/State: New York
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: unknown name
General Information: Chris, not much to go by, but would you have a clue as to what kind of mushroom this may be. Sorry I didn't get more pics of the underside. Thank you
Chris' Comments: maybe old lobster or a bolete
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2014  
Sandra
General Location: Yard
International/State: Oklahoma
Other Mushrooms: ?
General Information: Here is another mushroom I found in my yard. Can you tell me what this is and if edible. Thanks
Chris' Comments: not edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2014  
Sandra
General Location: Yard
International/State: Oklahoma
Other Mushrooms: ?
General Information: Hi Chris, Can you tell me what this is and if it is edible. It has a cinnamon colored spore print.
Chris' Comments: not a common known edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2014  
Name: Erick
General Location:
International/State: Pennsylvania
General Information: Chris, is this a hen of the woods or a cauliflower mushroom??? It is about 12 inches in diameter and looks very fresh.
Chris' Comments: yes it is
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2014  
Name: Eva
General Location:
International/State: New Jersey
General Information: Yey! In my neighbor's yard!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 5, 2014  
Name: Heil
General Location: Dayton
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: Armillaria tabescens Ringless Honey Mushroom
General Information: Here is a photo of the gills that I think are the ringless honey's. I have been searching for this mushroom for a couple years now and I hope I'm right on this find.
Chris' Comments: it does look like ringless
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 5, 2014  
Name: Heil
General Location: Dayton
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: Armillaria tabescens Ringless Honey Mushroom
General Information: After all these years I have ran across a patch of the Ringless Honey mushrooms or at least I'm hoping this is what they are and I feel pretty confident on this ID, am I right Chris? Great show you got going on!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Patrick
General Location: Hot Springs
International/State: Arkansas
General Information: In mulch on the west side of house. What are they? This was slimy underneath and smelled like poo.
Chris' Comments: maybe an old bolete
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Patrick
General Location: Hot Springs
International/State: Arkansas
General Information: in mulch on west side of house. What are they?
Chris' Comments: ?
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Patrick
General Location: Hot Springs
International/State: Arkansas
General Information: in mulch on west side of house.What are they?
Chris' Comments: russula sp
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Patrick
General Location: Hot Springs
International/State: Arkansas
General Information: I mulch on west side of house. ?
Chris' Comments: amanita sp
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Patrick
General Location: Hot Springs
International/State: Arkansas
General Information: bright yellow in clumps Cantharellus cibarius?
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Sonny
General Location: SE Pa
International/State: Pennsylvania
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Chicken of the Woods, Indigo Milk cap, Lobster Mushroom and Puff Balls
General Information: Spent most of the day exploring for new Chanterelle patches and had a great day. Made a nice wild mushroom soup.
Chris' Comments: nice
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: BlueFasa
General Location: North Central
International/State: Pennsylvania
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Oyster mushrooms, Amanita
General Information: Oyster mushrooms are everywhere right now! As for these chanterelles, something had eaten away at the tops too much. Hoping for more fresh ones.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 4, 2014  
Name: Stephen tapp
General Location: Cecil county
International/State: Maryland
Other Mushrooms: Chicken of the woods
General Information: Big clusters around 10 pounds kinda soft but stiff smell like a regular mushroom. They were growing on the base of a dead tree in a very shaded moist area. From everything I can tell it is chicken of the woods.
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 2, 2014  
Name: Bill
General Location: Charlotte
International/State: None_given
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: not sure need help with id
Chris' Comments: all non- edible lactarius
 

       
Date Reported: Jul 31, 2014  
Name: BZubrisky (Hastings Ontario)
General Location:
International/State: International
General Information: One is a bolete, perhaps 2 coloured? The other two were found quite by accident on a rotten stump in the woods by our house...they look and feel like kind oysters you get in the store. Quite heavy and they smell nice! never found before
Chris' Comments: probably a bitter bolete and a peppery lactarius
 

       
Date Reported: Jul 31, 2014  
Name: Stu
General Location: iowa great lakes
International/State: Iowa
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: this strange beast
General Information: stood out like a sore thumb. Never seen anything like this one. Any ideas as to the type?
Chris' Comments: stinkhorn
 

       
Date Reported: Jul 30, 2014  
Name: Eva
General Location:
International/State: New Jersey
General Information: Hi Chris , what is this?
Chris' Comments: bitter bolete
 

       
Date Reported: Jul 29, 2014  
Name: michelle
General Location: mountain woods
International/State: Kentucky
Other Mushrooms: large orange clusters of mushroom
General Information: Ran across a large patch of orange mushrooms. Could they be chantrels or jack o lanterns? They are rather huge and smell like morels.
Chris' Comments: don't think they are chants. cannot not tell for sure based on that photo, I always need a clear top and bottom pic to id