Saturday, June 09, 2012

Elaphocordyceps excavation





 
This Elaphocordyceps grows from a false truffle.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Giant Puffballs

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The Giant Puffball Mushroom often grows in semi-open woods; not deep in the forest, but at the edge of the woods and near clearings in the woods. Also, check in areas where walnut trees grow (semi-open woods), as these trees are often found growing near giant puffballs.
Check out Calvatia gigantea at Indiana Mushrooms

Sunday, September 06, 2009

Rooted Mushroom

Xerula furfuracea

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The "root" of this mushroom can be as long as the stem.

Bleeding Mushroom

Mycena haematopus
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A dark red liquid exudes from the stem of the bleeding Mycena mushroom, M. haematopus.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Mushroom Writing


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Some mushrooms of the Boletus genus stain dark blue instantly when touched.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Lactarius volemus var. flavus


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A yellow milk cap mushroom that exudes a lot of latex.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Morels, Rainy Day in May

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Hoosier National Forest, Jackson County.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Peziza repanda

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WOW! Check out some pictures of this cool cup fungus:
Peziza repanda at Indiana Mushrooms.

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Old Giant Puffball

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Found in May of 2007. During dry spells this mushroom's spores are dispersed by the wind. Check out a fresh Giant Puffball at Indiana Mushrooms.

Saturday, April 05, 2008

Scarlet Cup

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Blowing gently on a scarlet cup mushroom will induce it to emit it's spores. See photos of Scarlet Cup Mushrooms.