Macrofungi
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Jelly ear (Auricularia auricula)
Yellow ear (Otidea leporina)
Pig's ears (Gyromitra ancilis)
Pig's ears (Peziza badia)
Aquatic earth-tongue (Vibrissea truncorum)
Habitat: Can be found on rotting pieces of wood that are very wet or submerged in cold water.
Black earth-tongue (Geoglossum umbratile)
Hairy earth-tongue (Trichoglossum hirsutum)
Miniature earth-tongue (Heyderia abietis)
Distribution: Uncommon
Habitat: Occurs in scattered groups on conifer needles.
Olive earth-tongue (Microglossum olivaceum)
Shaggy earth-tongue (Trichoglossum hirsutum)
Velvety earth-tongue (Trichoglossum hirsutum)
Velvety-black earth-tongue (Trichoglossum hirsutum)
Common earthball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Leopard earthball (Scleroderma areolatum)
Potato earthball (Scleroderma bovista)
Smooth earthball (Scleroderma cepa)
Earthfan (Thelephora terrestris)
Distribution: Broad
Stinking earthfan (Thelephora palmata)
Distribution: T. palmata is widespread and fairly common in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Habitat: Occurs in conifer litter
Leather earthscale (Agrocybe erebia)
Barometer earthstar (Astraeus hygrometricus)
Bowl earthstar (Geastrum saccatum)
Distribution: Many species are more characteristic of drier woodlands and even deserts, so the diversity of earthstars and many other gasteromycetes is much higher in the southwestern U.S. G. saccatum is widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere and we have seen it, or a dead-ringer for it, in Tasmania, Australia.
Bracken earthstar (Astraeus pteridis)
Collared earthstar (Geastrum triplex)
Daisy earthstar (Geastrum floriforme)
Flower earthstar (Geastrum floriforme)
Giant hygroscopic earthstar (Astraeus pteridis)
Hygroscopic earthstar (Astraeus hygrometricus)
Reddish earthstar (Geastrum rufescens)
Rosy earthstar (Geastrum rufescens)
Rounded earthstar (Geastrum saccatum)
Distribution: Many species are more characteristic of drier woodlands and even deserts, so the diversity of earthstars and many other gasteromycetes is much higher in the southwestern U.S. G. saccatum is widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere and we have seen it, or a dead-ringer for it, in Tasmania, Australia.
Saucered earthstar (Geastrum triplex)
Sessile earthstar (Geastrum saccatum)
Distribution: Many species are more characteristic of drier woodlands and even deserts, so the diversity of earthstars and many other gasteromycetes is much higher in the southwestern U.S. G. saccatum is widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere and we have seen it, or a dead-ringer for it, in Tasmania, Australia.
Water-measure earthstar (Astraeus hygrometricus)
Yellow earthtongue (Spathularia flavida)
Elephant-ears (Gyromitra esculenta)
Great orange elf-cup (Aleuria aurantia)
Brown elfin saddle (Helvella elastica)
Distribution: H. elastica occurs in summer and fall in both conifer and hardwood forests.
Compressed elfin saddle (Helvella compressa)
Fluted black elfin saddle (Helvella vespertina)
Fluted brown elfin saddle (Helvella maculata)
Brown-ribbed elfin-cup (Helvella acetabulum)
Scurfy elfin-cup (Helvella macropus)
White-footed elfin-cup (Helvella leucomelaena)
Distribution: H. leucomelaena is found in spring and early summer in conifer forests, especially along paths and roadsides.
Enfant-du-pin (Fomitopsis officinalis)
Nitrous Entoloma (Entoloma nidorosum)
Ergot (Claviceps purpurea)
Tiger's eye (Coltricia perennis)
Habitat: Occurs on the ground or on woody debris and is most characteristic of disturbed areas such as trail edges and roadsides in conifer forests.
Common eyelash (Scutellinia scutellata)