Date Reported: Aug 18, 2013  
Name: Nick
General Location: Mid Missouri/Columbia
International/State: None_given
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Chanterelles, plus this unidentified one
General Information: Found plenty of Chanterelles, and also this large cluster. Anyone know what it might be and if it's edible?
Chris' Comments: this is an oyster, edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 18, 2013  
chris matherly
General Location: dallas
International/State: Georgia
General Information: Hodgepdge again- indigos, coral, 5 species of chants, boletes, elm oysters, more
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 18, 2013  
Name: Clever_you
General Location: garrett
International/State: Indiana
Morels Found: None
False Morels: None
Other Mushrooms: thinkin these are honey'?
General Information: Hoping chickens and hens will start showing up soon
Chris' Comments: not honeys
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2013  
mark
General Location: Glen Allen
International/State: Virginia
Morels Found: no
False Morels: no
Other Mushrooms: lots
General Information: black trumpets, small chanterelles, cinnibar chanterelles, lactarious indigo and boletus. Morning foray on top with indigo's, afternoon foray on the bottom.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2013  
Mark
General Location: Glen Allen
International/State: Virginia
Morels Found: no
False Morels: no
General Information: mature Ceasars?
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2013  
Name: Jerry Petschen
General Location: St Paul MN
International/State: Minnesota
General Information: Early Hens
Chris' Comments: wow!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2013  
Name: Larry
General Location: Bedford
International/State: Virginia
General Information: Oysters on a walnut stump
Chris' Comments: never seen that before!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 17, 2013  
Name: Tony
General Location: cleveland
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: hen of the woods
General Information: All spored out.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Name: Lauri Stanley
General Location: wise county /coeburn
International/State: Virginia
Other Mushrooms: wild mushroom /or fungi
General Information: I found this very colorful mushroom, or fungi. I'm not sure which it is! Sorry, it has been many years since I had been on a nature walk. When I was young, I used to know many things about nature!
Chris' Comments: try again to submit
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Name: Jon Bieri
General Location: Grand Rapids
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: Pretty purple mushroom. Can you help identify
General Information: Growing next to rotten log in oak woods
Chris' Comments: cortinarius species
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Sandra Leone
General Location: Tulsa
International/State: Oklahoma
General Information: Bottom of same mushroom.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Sandra Leone
General Location: Tulsa
International/State: Oklahoma
General Information: Top of same mushroom
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Sandra Leone
General Location: Tulsa
International/State: Oklahoma
General Information: Here is a pic of a very tall mushroom. Can you tell me what it is? I will send 2 more pics of this Thanks
Chris' Comments: rooted xerula- edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Sandra Leone
General Location: Yard
International/State: Oklahoma
General Information: Hi Chris, Can you tell me what this is. I hope it is something good, because there is a big flush of them in my yard. Thanks
Chris' Comments: I am not familiar with this species, I don't know it as a good edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 16, 2013  
Name: kerry davis
General Location: sc
International/State: South Dakota
Morels Found: 1
General Information: Found this aug16 in my yard of all places!!could this be real?!?!
Chris' Comments: stinkhorn- http://morelmushroomhunting.com/phallus_impudicus.htm
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 15, 2013  
chris matherly
General Location: dallas
International/State: Georgia
General Information: more indigos, other lactarius, a few chants, cinnibars, russulas, black stainers, elm oysters, hedgehogs and more
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 15, 2013  
Name: sustainable forager
General Location: st. louis and roaming
International/State: Missouri
Other Mushrooms: chants, chx
General Information: second flush of chants this year, didnt expect to find 13#, only brought one bag, and no bug spray, fortunately a friend came to the rescue, only a pound of chx
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2013  
Name: Jon Bieri
General Location: Grand Rapids
International/State: Michigan
Other Mushrooms: Boletus frostii, chicken of the woods, chanterelles, cinnabar chanterelles, oysters , pear shapes puff balls
General Information: Chris found these and think I have it identified as blue staining boletes (gyrroporus cyanescens) can you confirm? Any look a likes to worry about?
Chris' Comments: There are many close look alikes, all edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2013  
Name: bob
General Location: oaks
International/State: Pennsylvania
Morels Found: na
False Morels: na
General Information: chris are these edible chantreles or false ones
Chris' Comments: true ones, enjoy
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 14, 2013  
Lisa
General Location: Jackson
International/State: Tennessee
General Information: Found my first Hen of the Woods! It was in my subdivision just two doors down. I sure didn't expect to find this in my neighbor's front yard.
Chris' Comments: this is chicken of the woods, enjoy
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2013  
Name: jake taves
General Location: grand marias
International/State: Minnesota
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: 0
General Information: Im Not sure what this is i found it in the woods
Chris' Comments: russula sp
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2013  
Name: Michael
General Location: Southern Ontario
International/State: None_given
Other Mushrooms: Boletus edulis and chicken
General Information: Found a ton of edulis, most were eaten pretty bad by slugs, the chicken was perfect though
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2013  
Name: Kim
General Location: Northeast
International/State: Ohio
General Information: Sorry I put on wrong picture, are these chantrelles?
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 13, 2013  
Alek
General Location: Avery co
International/State: North Carolina
Other Mushrooms: Trumpets, chanterelles, hedgehogs, lions mane
General Information: Very sporadic fruiting, what might this mushroom be?it has a Scaley stalk, and was growing on oak ?
Chris' Comments: pholiota species
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 12, 2013  
Name: Kim
General Location: Northeast
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: Chicken,oysters
General Information: Are these chanterelles? Found growing from ground in old hardwood forest. All spread out from each other. They are looking a little old. Also found my first chicken of woods.
Chris' Comments: this is chicken
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2013  
Sandra Leone
General Location: grassy area
International/State: Oklahoma
General Information: Here is my second attempt to send a pic of what I think may be some type of edible agaricus. The gills are off white in the buttons, turning to pinkish tan and eventually very dark brown. The pic includes a pic of young and old specimens and also a spore print. Thanks
Chris' Comments: yes, agaricus
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2013  
Name: Casey
General Location:
International/State: None_given
General Information: White interior
Chris' Comments: yes, puffball
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2013  
Name: Casey
General Location: Backyard
International/State: Minnesota
Other Mushrooms: ?
General Information: Are these gem studded puffballs ? White interior
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2013  
Alek
General Location: Avery co
International/State: North Carolina
Other Mushrooms: Smooth chanterelles, cinabar reds, hedgehogs, lions mane, oysters, old man of the woods
General Information: Still not very knowledgable when it comes to boletes, besides the lack of a thick stalk this looked like a king to me, it wasn't bitter tasting? What do you think it is?
Chris' Comments: maybe chestnut bolete, sure it is edible
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 11, 2013  
Leszek
General Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
International/State: International
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: boletus - more then 50
General Information: The real boletus season just started. Plenty of small, fresh mushrooms. Almost all of them with worms inside. :-( I'm sure - it will be better soon.
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 10, 2013  
Sandra Leone
General Location: grassy area
International/State: Oklahoma
General Information: Is this some kind of edible agaricus?
Chris' Comments: no pic
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 10, 2013  
Bud
General Location: Gulf course
International/State: None_given
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
General Information: Shinny, Smooth, Glossy, chocolate brown tops. Pale yellow kinda spongy gills. Kinda porous between gills. Pale yellow has turned to off white and light grey with edges of gills turning black within an hour after picking. Solid stem. Smells like a mushroom.
Chris' Comments: these are edible, not the greatest though
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 10, 2013  
Chris Matherly, and Matt
General Location: Dallas
International/State: Georgia
General Information: Hodgepodge today in GA. Hedgehogs, cinnibar chants, regular chants, several russula species, Lactarius indigo and volemus, elm oysters, berkeley's polypore, several boletes- frostii, 2-color, betula
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 10, 2013  
Chris Matherly, and Matt
General Location: Dallas
International/State: Georgia
General Information: Hodgepodge today in GA. Hedgehogs, cinnibar chants, regular chants, several russula species, Lactarius indigo and volemus, elm oysters, berkeley's polypore, several boletes- frostii, 2-color, betula
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2013  
Name: kelly gillespie
General Location: United States
International/State: Kansas
Other Mushrooms: bolete mushrooms
General Information: I found these in my neighbors yard. I am sure they are a bolete but are they multi color or cracked?
Chris' Comments: 2 color- enjoy!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2013  
Name: Davie Crocketts Wife
General Location: Northern NJ
International/State: New Jersey
General Information: I am stepping out of my comfort zone with mushrooms. I never pick boletes but they are just everywhere. If i have it right I have Bicolor and blue staining ( very good, had them last week and they seem to be everywhere). And a new for me also Saffron Milk Caps and Berkeleys Black stain mushroom that came up in large amounts overnight and where white when I picked them but honesty the black if kind of freaking me out dont think Im touching them.
Chris' Comments: everything looks good!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2013  
Name: Kim
General Location: Norteast
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: Oysters
General Information: Are these oyster mushrooms found on the trunk of damaged maple tree.
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2013  
Name: hugh
General Location: United States
International/State: Ohio
Other Mushrooms: black trumpets, B. edulis, chaga, chanterelles, chicken, princes, wine caps, etc
General Information: We just got back from northern Vermont, where we found a lot of black trumpets, tons of large chanterelles, some nice bluing boletes (Gyroporus cyanescens), about 50 lbs of Chaga, and one Boletus edulis. When we got back to Ohio, we were greeted by a giant white pored chicken, a huge patch of princes (Agaricus subrufescens), many large hedgehogs (Hydnum repandum) and a nice fruiting of the wine cap stropharias that I had planted in the garden. Pretty good August so far
Chris' Comments: wow
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 9, 2013  
Bud
General Location: N. MN
International/State: Minnesota
General Information: Found in yard right where Skeeter dog poops. Tan/brown scales. Solid stem. Stem goes all the way to top. Cap come down over stem like a sock hat. Nope, stem not solid. Stem has a center like cob web.
Chris' Comments: probably green gilled lepriota, poisonous
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 8, 2013  
Richard
General Location: Central Vermont
International/State: Vermont
Morels Found: None
Other Mushrooms: Edulus, Red Cap, Oyster, Chanterelle
General Information: Would this be an agaricus. It was found as part of a partial fairy ring under hemlock fir and spruce in an old Christmas tree farm.
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 7, 2013  
Name: Konin
General Location: Seattle
International/State: Washington
Morels Found: tons this spring!
Other Mushrooms: spring porcini's too
General Information: This pic was too good not to share, it's from this past may on the eastern slopes of the cascades. So fresh and so clean!
Chris' Comments: pretty
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 7, 2013  
Name: Anthony
General Location:
International/State: New Jersey
Other Mushrooms: Bolete
General Information: pic of bottom
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 7, 2013  
Name: Anthony
General Location: New Jersey Pines
International/State: New Jersey
Other Mushrooms: Bolete
General Information: single pic of top
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 7, 2013  
Name: Anthony
General Location: New Jersey Pines
International/State: New Jersey
Other Mushrooms: Bolete
General Information: image name is bolete.jpg not sure why pic wouldn't load
Chris' Comments: good one, 2 color bolete
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 7, 2013  
Name: Anthony
General Location: New Jersey Pines
International/State: New Jersey
Other Mushrooms: Bolete
General Information: Big meaty bolete. Is this edible?
Chris' Comments: photos cannot have spaces or odd charachters in the name and must be jpg
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 7, 2013  
David and Samatha
General Location: tate county
International/State: Mississippi
Other Mushrooms: never seen so many Amanita's
General Information: We found these indigo's surrounded by and bunch of Death cap's, so I don't think we'll eat them.
Chris' Comments: amanitas will not affect lactarius at all!
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2013  
David and Samatha
General Location: tate county
International/State: Mississippi
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: many
General Information: About 30 of these popped up in our back yard. Ceasar ?
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2013  
Name: dean martin
General Location: osage cty
International/State: Oklahoma
Other Mushrooms: hygrophoropsis aurantiaca? clitocybe sqamulus?
General Information: Chris, you're. right--these are not chanterelles--gills are "true". I talked myself into thinking they were chants even tho my initial reaction was "what are these?" They were in same habitat however--leaf litter in oak forest.
Chris' Comments: just not sure but initial thought was clitocybe
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 6, 2013  
Name: John
General Location: dayton
International/State: Ohio
General Information: I believe oysters and Suillus brevipes (short-stem Slippery Jack) Chris can you confirm thanks John
Chris' Comments: yes
 

       
Date Reported: Aug 5, 2013  
Name: Bob
General Location:
International/State: Kentucky
General Information: Is this edible?
Chris' Comments: yes