2018 Fungi Observations by Gene Kremer

2017 observations
2016 observations
2015 and previous years observations

Intended to document some of the local diversity of mushrooms and other fungi, and as practice in observation and identification of fungi. Best viewed with Firefox.
Primary Location: mixed woods (aspen, fir, maple, birch, pine) 20 miles north of Duluth, MN 47.043 N 92.095 W

common name
scientific name
date location/substrate;cap;gills;stipe;spore print;microscopic notes; comments...right-click /view image for detail
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Asterophora lycoperdoides

saved - no
spore print - no
2018-07-24 Astemmed mushroom growing on top of Russula; cap cream with 'powder' 2-3 cm; stem cream, hollow, base a mass of mycelium.
Tyromyces chioneus
white cheese polypore
saved - yes
spore print - no
2018-05-11 A polypore on aspen, conk shaped, white, hard (at this time of year); tiny pores buff colored.

Mushrooms of the Midwest by Kuo and Methven
Mushrrooms of Northeastern North America by Bessette & Fischer
Boletes of North America by Bessette
Mushrooms Demystified by David Arona
Fascinating Fungi of the North Woods by Cora Mollen and Larry Weber
Lichens of North America by Brodo
several publications by Paul Stamets
How to identify Mushrooms...I, III, and VI by Largent & Baroni